What is a Dumpster Permit and why do I need one?

Each city has requirements for placing a dumpster on public property.  Some cities require the customer to obtain the permit and other cities require the individual hauler to obtain the permit.

No Street Parking

The following cities/counties do not allow placing a dumpster on the street:

 Castle Pines

 Castle Rock

 Centennial

 Douglas County

 Greenwood Village

 Highlands Ranch

 Parker

Street Parking with Permit

The following cities/counties allow dumpsters in the street; however, the customer must request the permit:

 Edgewater 

 Englewood

 Golden

 Lafayette

 Lakewood

 Littleton

 Thornton

 Wheat Ridge

 

Street Parking with City Permission

The following cities/counties allow dumpsters in the street; however, the customer must call to get permission:

 Arvada

Louisville

 Westminster

Property Only Parking

The following cities/counties require a City Permit and the dumpster must be placed on Property, no street parking allowed:

 Superior

Street Parking / Denver County Residents

All residents in Denver County that place a dumpster in the street must request and pay for a permit.  The price for a permit depends on the location of the dumpster and the number of days the dumpster will be placed in the street.

Residential

The City and County of Denver allows Blue Bear Waste Services to assist you with securing a permit – if you live in a residential area. There is a processing fee and a daily cost for each permit. Please call and speak to an experienced Customer Service Representative to get the current rates.

Right of Way Street / Arterial

The City and County of Denver allow Blue Bear Waste Services to submit the application for permit – if you wish to place a dumpster on an Arterial street.  These permits need to be placed 5 to 7 days in advance, the City and County of Denver has control over the price which is then passed on to the customer.  Dumpsters cannot be placed in the right-of-way for more than 180 days out of any consecutive 12-month period.  Please call and speak to an experienced Customer Service Representative for assistance.

***Unincorporated Cities/Counties and all other cities are okay for Street Parking until further notice***

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