1414.05  REQUIREMENTS FOR PORTABLE STORAGE CONTAINERS.
   (a)   Portable storage container is defined as any container, shed-like structure, or other receptacle that is capable of being moved and is, or can be, used for the temporary storage of personal property or building materials of a non-hazardous nature, and which is located outside.
   (b)   A "no fee" permit will need to be issued by the Community Development Department prior to the placement of any portable storage container on a residential or commercial property.  The permit will need to be displayed on the front of the container and visible from the street.
   (c)   Any portable storage container must not be located on a property for more than thirty (30) consecutive days within a twelve (12) month period.  The Community Development Department may allow the placement of a portable storage container on a property for more than thirty (30) days, provided the property owner can demonstrate that extenuating circumstances exist to justify the extension.  At no time will any approved extension exceed thirty (30) days and no more than one (1) extension shall be granted within a twelve (12) month period.
   (d)   The size of any portable storage container shall not exceed sixteen feet (16') in length, by eight feet (8') in width, by eight feet (8') in height.
   (e)   Any portable storage container shall be placed on a hard surfaces area and not be located in the front yard setback area or encroach onto adjoining properties or block or obstruct traffic vision, public sidewalk, or street.
   (f)   No more than one (1) portable storage container shall be placed on any residential or commercial property.
   (g)   Portable storage containers shall be delivered and maintained in good condition, free from peeling paint, rust, dents, graffiti, and any other visible forms of deterioration. 
Exceptions.
(1)   If temporary storage container is being used in conjunction with a construction project that has a valid permit issued by the City of Kent Building Department.
(2)   When an area of the City has been officially declared a disaster area.
(Ord. 2018-62. Passed 5-16-18.)