Street Use Permits
A street use permit is required when placing a dumpster or storage unit in the street or public right-of-way.
Only Minneapolis licensed Solid Waste Haulers, Wrecking Contractors or Storage Container companies may obtain Street Use Permits. Licensed solid waste haulers, wrecking or storage container companies are eligible to pull street use permits online. 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.
- Street Use Fee Schedule
- Street Use Application Form (PDF)
Permits for 1 - 2 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. Properties on streets that include Public Works parking restrictions require Public Works approval before permit issuance.
This approval may take 1-2 business 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 Sep 19, 2017