Street Use Permits
A street use permit is required when placing a dumpster or storage unit in the street or public right-of-way.
Effective June 1, 2007, only Minneapolis licensed Solid Waste Haulers, Wrecking Contractors or storage container companies may obtain Street Use Permits.
Homeowners or building contractors wishing to place a dumpster or storage container on the street in the City of Minneapolis should contact a solid waste hauler or storage container company from the approved list.
- List of Solid Waste contractors.
- List of storage container companies.
- Fee Schedule – Effective April 1, 2015
- Application Form (PDF)
Permits for 1 - 4 residential units are issued in 30 day increments only and may be renewed up to a total of 120 days.
A street use permit for a dumpster or storage unit is valid for 30, 60 or a maximum of 90 days. Street use permits are not valid during street cleaning or snow emergencies. All parking restrictions must be observed.
No permit is required to place a dumpster or storage unit in the driveway only of a residential property.
If you are a Solid Waste Hauling or Wrecking Contractor wishing to be licensed in the City of Minneapolis you should contact the Licenses & Consumer Services Division at (612) 673-2080 for application forms.
Last updated May 18, 2015