- Do you need a permit?
- How much will it cost?
- What size do you need?
- What about recycling?
Do You Need a Dumpster Permit in Dallas?
It is not mandatory for property owners to acquire a Dallas dumpster permit. However, dumpsters are subject to certain ordinances designed to ensure that they do not cause unnecessary obstructions. For example, dumpsters that are within 150 feet of a street must be screened off. In addition, a dumpster cannot be placed in front of an apartment building according to the City of Dallas Building Inspection department. Designated setbacks should also remain unobstructed expect for fences that comply with the applicable urban development regulations.
What Size Dumpster Do You Need?
Here are the 4 most common dumpster sizes used in Dallas and some projects each is commonly used for. Have a look and if you still have questions give us a call at 214-296-4886, we’ll gladly answer them.
10 Yard Dumpster
20 Yard Dumpster
30 Yard Dumpster
40 Yard Dumpster
How Much Does it Cost To Rent a Rolloff in Dallas
There are several factors that affect the exact rental dumpster rental prices in Dallas including dumpster size, debris type, debris weight, rental period, and landfill charges in your county. But, typically you can expect the price to be somewhere between $300 and $750. To get a quote on an exact all-inclusive price, give us a call at 214-296-4886.
Where Can You Take Your Recycling in Dallas?
The City of Dallas urges residents to take recyclable materials to any of the more than 140 drop-off locations spread throughout the city. Residents can also join the Recycle Revolution program that supports community drop-off locations as well as business, apartment, and condominium pickups. Besides these programs, Texas Recycling runs a buyback center where members of the public who drop-off recyclable materials are paid in line with the prevailing market prices.
How Can You Dispose of Prohibited Items in Dallas?
For starters, the Dallas County Department of Planning and Development breaks down toxic waste into two major categories. The first category consists of fluorescent light bulbs/tubes, aerosol sprays, chemical products used at home, pool chemicals, computers, paint, home repair products, all types of batteries, automotive fluids and oil filters, cell phones, garden and lawn chemicals, cleaners and polishes, small household electronics, as well as craft and hobby supplies.
The second category consists of medical waste, tires, construction debris, containers with a capacity of five gallons or more, smoke detectors, common trash, TV sets, large electronic appliances, explosives and ammunition, radioactive materials, and shock sensitive materials. You can take waste that fits in the first category to the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center for proper disposal. This service is free for Dallas residents and those living in nearby participating cities including Garland and Duncanville. Remember to carry your driver’s license or a utility bill to prove that you qualify for this free service. People who do not qualify for this service are required to pay a waste management fee of $95.
The Dallas City Council also operates a mobile unit that only accepts batteries (of all kind), oil, paint, and antifreeze (BOPA) hazardous waste. In addition, the mobile BOPA accepts a maximum of 25 gallons of toxic waste excluding batteries per household per day. For battery waste (excluding palletized batteries), the maximum acceptable amount per household per day is 50 pounds.