Temporary Structures

Sec. 94-256. – Temporary structures. (PODS)

(a) A temporary or portable structure shall not be erected for any dwelling or business purposes within the city.

(b) Portable storage units are permitted for temporary use within the corporate limits of the city, provided, however, that the use of portable storage units shall be limited to a period not to 72 hours from the time of delivery to the time of removal. The time limit imposed on the use of any such storage units within the city may be extended an additional 24 hours under special circumstances if such extension is approved in writing by the city manager

(1) Any property owner in the city who desires to temporarily install a portable storage unit on his property shall first obtain a permit from the city and shall notify the police department advising as to the approximate time of delivery and the planned time of removal of the portable storage unit. The fee for the permit shall be $10.00. A property owner shall only be entitled to obtain one such permit within a 90-day period.

(2) A portable storage unit shall only be used for noncommercial purposes.

(3) It shall be unlawful for any person to place a portable storage unit on any street or public right-of-way within the corporate limits of the city.

(4) A portable storage unit shall be placed only in the driveway of the property upon which such portable storage unit is located.