Tackling Illegally Placed Trash Bins and Containers

pods.JPG In this file photo from 2004, a storage container called a "POD" sits on Fifer Street in the Mt. Vernon area. (Gerald Martaineau)

Don't be surprised if you've got a storage container or dumpster parked on the street to come home and find it gone. The county is launching an effort to combat the illegal practice of parking such behemoths on public property, complete with a 24 hour hotline for neighbors to report violations. Today's Fairfax Extra has the story.

By Focus on Fairfax |  July 19, 2007; 10:36 AM ET  | Category:  Government
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