What is the proper height for a dumpster or large garbage bin enclosure?
The enclosure must be a minimum of 12″ above the top of the container.
Additional requirements include:
1) Must be located in the back yard
2) The enclosure should have a service access gate
3) A building permit is required
For more information, visit the New York State Code Online
What is the NYS requirement for dumpster enclosures?
Dumpster enclosures are required town wide for any commercial property. Multi-tenant residential properties also require refuse bin enclosures.