5. Revocation of a permit issued pursuant to this Section within two (2) years preceding the filing of the
c. Any permit issued pursuant to this Section shall be valid for one (1) calendar year from issuance, unless it is
suspended or cancelled earlier. Applicants must re-apply for any renewal(s) of previously issued permits.
d. Any permit issued pursuant to this Section shall be valid only for the specific Clothing Donation Container
described in the permit application. A permit is required for each individual Clothing Donation Container.
e. Any permit issued pursuant to this Section shall automatically expire if the permit holder removes the
Clothing Donation Container from its permitted location, or the property owner(s) request that the Clothing
Donation Container be removed from the property.
f. Any permit issued pursuant to this Section is not assignable or transferrable under any circumstances.
3) Minimum Lot Requirements – Clothing Donation Containers shall only be allowed as an ancillary use in any
non-residential zoning district (“S”, “L”, “H”, and “I”) on lots greater than five hundred (500) square feet in size.
4) Physical Container Requirements – A Clothing Donation Container shall have four walls, a roof and a floor,
and not exceed seven feet (7”) in height, six feet, one inch (6’ – 1”) in width or depth, or exceed thirty-six (36)
square feet in total area. Its content must be secured and not accessible to anyone other than those responsible for
retrieval of its contents. It must be constructed of a weatherproof or weather resistant material, be of adequate
weight to not be moved by wind, and built substantially enough as to not pose any public threat. It must be painted
or finished of earth tones and in a manner that it visually coherent and conducive to its surrounding environment.
For the purpose of this Section, earth tones shall be understood to consist of darker and pastel shades of the color
spectrum, which may generally be found in the natural environment. These colors shall not generally consist of
the vibrants or fluorescents of the color spectrum.
5) Posting Operator Contact Information – A Clothing Donation Container shall contain upon the front side, in
at least two-inch (2”) type, the name, address, phone number, email address and website (if applicable) of the
Clothing Donation Container permit holder and/or operator.
6) On-Site Placement Requirements – Clothing Donation Containers shall only be placed on a property subject to
the following conditions:
a. Only one (1) Clothing Donation Container shall be placed on a single parcel of property.
b. A Clothing Donation Container shall be placed on a platted lot.
c. A Clothing Donation Container shall be placed behind all applicable setbacks as required by the Bedford
d. A Clothing Donation Container shall be placed on an improved surface.
e. A Clothing Donation Container shall be located in a manner that it does not impede vehicular or pedestrian
traffic, nor visually impair any motor vehicle drivers from a public street.
f. A Clothing Donation Container shall be located in a manner that it does not interfere with vehicle entrances
or exits, on-street parking, or off-street parking maneuvering area, such that the Clothing Donation Container
may cause safety hazards and/or unnecessarily inconvenience vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
g. A Clothing Donation Container shall not be located in any parking space required to meet the minimum
parking requirements for a site and may not be located in any platted or dedicated access easements or fire
h. A Clothing Donation Container shall not be located in any required landscaped area or buffer yard area, and
shall not be located within fifty feat (50’) of a property being used for residential purposes.