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City of Burlington3510 Division StreetBurlington, Iowa 52601
It is the responsibility of the owner of the dumpster or other equipment to apply for the dumpster permit.
Work requiring closing of parking spaces within the Downtown area with a 2 or 4 hour time limit or other posted time limit will require fees to close for longer than the allotted time limit. Streets affected are shown as Downtown Public Parking on the above map. A map of the required parking spaces will be provided with the permit. Fees accessed will be determined by the following fee structure (in addition to the dumpster fee):
$10 per space per day $30 per space per week$75 per space per month
Number of Spaces x Fee Per Space
City of Burlington400 Washington StBurlington, IA 52601
Please mail a copy of this application with your check.
Or, the City of Burlington also offers online bill pay.
Trash Dumpsters and Stationary Equipment: No dumpster or any other non-registered, non-self propelled equipment shall be placed and allowed to remain standing upon any public property, without the owner of said dumpsters and other equipment first obtaining from the Clerk a permit which indicates the dates for which the permit is valid. Said permit shall be affixed to the dumpster or any other non-registered, non-self propelled equipment in a conspicuous location. All equipment shall display a red light or reflective device which allows the equipment to be plainly visible from a distance of two hundred (200) feet in all directions, and shall not be parked within twenty-five (25) feet of any street intersection.
Completion of Work: Roadway and ROW shall be repaired and replaced to original condition after work is completed. Abnormal or poor conditions MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF CITY OFFICIALS BEFORE WORK IS STARTED. Guidelines and specifications for the restoration of City ROW, Sidewalks, Driveways, and backfilling of excavations in or adjacent to the traveled portion of the ROW, are summarized on the City of Burlington’s Engineering Website, or a full set of SUDAS standards/specifications is available at www.iowasudas.org, or for review during normal business hours at the office of the City Engineer at the Burlington Public Works Facility located at 3510 Division Street, in Burlington.
Damage to private property, whether accidental or necessary MUST BE REPAIRED AND THE PROPERTY RESTORED TO ORIGINAL CONDITION. Applicants are strongly advised to photograph, for future reference, any conditions present before work operations begin which might be disputed when work has been completed.
City’s Rights: The City of Burlington, Public Works Department, reserves the right to add to, or delete from, these stipulations any item or stipulation which may be considered to be in the best interest of the City. Failure to repair and replace the ROW to original condition after work is completed will result in the City exercising its duty to hire a local private contractor to perform the necessary repairs to bring the ROW up to good operating condition. Costs of the repair will be recovered from the property owner or contractor, in accordance with Chapter 163.04 of the City Code of Burlington, Iowa. Failure to obtain the required ROW permit shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days; in accordance with Chapter 1.14 of the City Code of Burlington, Iowa.
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