Can I park a wheeled/trailed storage container on the street? To park a wheeled or trailered storage container temporarily on the street or in the public right-of-way, a permit MUST be obtained from the Parking Division of the Transportation Department. The application for a permit that begins the process can be obtained at the Parking Office public counter located at 221 E. Walnut St., Suite 199 or downloaded on this webpage. What is the difference between a wheeled/trailered storage container and a portable storage container? A wheeled/trailered storage container has wheels, a license plate, connects to a cab, and is permitted by the Department of Transportation. A portable storage container does not have wheels or a license plate and is permitted by the Department of Public Works. For placement of portable storage containers within the public right of way, please contact the Department of Public Works at (626)744-4195 regarding obtaining a permit. How long can I park a wheeled/trailered storage in the public right of way? You may park a wheeled/trailered storage container for a maximum of 2 days and one night. In extreme circumstances, if you will need to park your vehicle more than one night you must obtain approval from the Parking Manager. What is the fee for a Wheeled/Trailered Storage Container and what does the fee Cover? The fee for a Wheeled/Trailered Storage Container is $170. The fee covers processing of your permit, street rental fees, review and inspection of your application and Wheeled/Trailered Storage Container by the Department of Transportation. It includes the issuance of up to four Temporary No Parking signs. The Traffic Division will review your application to ensure that your Wheeled/Trailered Storage Container does not create a traffic hazard, community inconvenience or nuisance, ensure that there is sufficient space for you to park the moving vehicle without block driveways and that there is no sight visibility issues at intersections and adjacent driveways. How long does it take to process an application for a Wheeled/Trailered Storage Container? We ask that you submit your application to the Parking Division of the Department of Transportation at least 10 working days in advance to allow sufficient time to review your application. A wheeled or trailered storage container must have reflectorization in accordance with City standards which may include the placement of type 2 barricades with flashers if the vehicle does not have rear reflectorized lights. Caution must be taken to safeguard the traveling public and other parked vehicles. Applicant will be held responsible for any accidents resulting from the location of this equipment, as well as for damage to public trees, streets, curbs, meters, sidewalks and other public property. Rules and Regulations of Storage Container
Please note: Holiday Overnight Parking Citation Moratorium – 2 am to 6 am, from December 23 thru January 3. Vehicles legally parked on the street during the aforementioned hours and dates will not receive a citation for overnight parking. Overnight parking citations will resume being issued the morning of January 4, at 2 am.