Sec. 8-46 of the Municipal Code restricts the use and placement of portable storage units and requires a permit.  In residential zones, one (1) portable storage container per property is allowed for no more than sixty (60) days per twelve month period. Portable storage containers cannot be placed in a public right-of-way (i.e. the street or on-street parking space) and must be at least 6 ft. from any property line. The maximum allowable size is: 8 ft. in height, 8 ft. in width, and 16 ft. in length. The fee for a portable storage container permits is $25.00.

Permit Category


Fire Marshal & Permit Services

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Permit Services is charged with enforcing City Codes and Ordinances relating to building and property standards.