Officials rule permits needed for PODS in Long Beach

News 12 Long Island has learned the PODS will not be allowed to stay for more than six months. (7/9/14)

LONG BEACH - Officials say residents in Long Beach will now need a permit to get popular storage containers known as PODS on their property. 

The PODS will only be allowed to stay for more than six months under the rule.

The new regulations were recently passed by the city council, according to Newsday. 

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The regulations only apply to new PODS, not ones that are currently being used. 

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