When you get a Dumpster permit in Phoenixville, there’s a self-imposed 30-day deadline. Want that Dumpster for longer? No problem. The borough has no ordinance dealing with the issue, so you won’t get a penalty.
That’s not sitting well with some folks, who are tired of looking (and sacrificing parking spots to) the Dumpsters on Bridge Street, the borough’s main drag. Now Mayor Leo J. Scoda and Councilwoman Jennifer Mayo are suggesting the borough create such an ordinance, as the Mercury reports.
At Tuesday night’s council meeting, both were in agreement to look better at creating a policy to set up time limits and penalty fees for Dumpster use. There could be less trash on Bridge Street soon.