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A dumpster permit must be obtained to place a dumpster in the public right-of-way during a project. As a rule of thumb, if the dumpster is placed on your driveway and is not located within one foot of the sidewalk, no permit is required. If it is within one foot of the sidewalk, is on the sidewalk or your drive approach, or is in the street, a dumpster permit is required.
In order to apply for a dumpster permit, submit a dumpster permit application to the Engineering Department along with the required fee of $25 (cash or check).
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The Engineering Department is located at The Government Center, 260 S. Garber Drive, Tipp City, Ohio 45371.
State law requires anyone digging to call Ohio Utility Protection Services (OUPS) at 1-800-362-2764 or 811 for underground utility locations. Within 48 hours, OUPS will locate all underground utilities near the proposed work site to ensure you avoid them.
The City can provide an approximate site plan with easements for your property. Exact measurements would require hiring a licensed land surveyor.
If you are replacing any portion of your driveway, curb, or sidewalk that is located within the City right-of-way, you are required to obtain a permit. The person performing this work must be registered with the City of Tipp City to work in the right-of-way.If replacing any portion of your driveway that is on your private property (not located within the City right-of-way), a permit is required only if you are expanding it. All driveways are required to be asphalt or concrete. Gravel driveways/parking pads are not permitted.
Traffic light and street light maintenance is handled by the Tipp City’s electric department. You can report issues with traffic lights or street lights by calling the Engineering Department at (937) 667-6305. If the outage is creating a safety issue and it is not regular business hours or on a weekend, please call the Police Department at (937) 667-3112.