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Obstructions and Encroachments in the Right-of-Way

Obstructions and Encroachments is covered in Chapter 12.36 of Davenport City Code.

Anyone blocking the street or sidewalk with a dumpster, pod, or other equipment, must first obtain an Obstructions and Encroachments Permit.  The fee for this permit is $10. A proof of liability insurance in the amount of $100,000 per incident and a hold harmless agreement must be filed at the time the permit is issued. Traffic control for permitted obstructions and encroachments must also comply with the Iowa Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and the visibility triangles as described in Section 17.42.080.