Whether you’re planning an outdoor event or managing a construction site, portable toilets are necessary. But how many do you need, and how much do they cost? 

The cost of a porta potty rental varies based on site location, service frequency, and site accessibility. When renting a portable washroom from FenceLine Rentals Ltd., you can expect to pay for delivery charges, cleaning service calls, and the unit rental rate. 

Keep reading to learn more about what to consider when renting a porta potty, what’s included, and how much it costs—or check out our free portable toilet calculator.

What To Consider When Renting a Porta Potty

FenceLine makes renting a porta potty easy, but if you’re still in the planning stages of your event or construction site, there are a few things you should consider.

  • Number of units: How many porta potties do you need? (Use our free calculator to find out)
  • Type of unit: Do you need a construction, handicap-accessible, or event-grade toilet?
  • Location and placement: Do you have a suitable, flat, and accessible outdoor space to place your portable toilet?
  • Servicing and maintenance: How often will the rental company service and maintain your portable toilet? What’s included in this service?
  • Hygiene and sanitation: Do you also need portable hand wash stations and other hygiene-related supplies?
  • Weather and environmental conditions: What will the weather be like during your event? Is the toilet suited for Edmonton and Calgary’s environment?
  • Rental duration: How long do you need a portable toilet rental?
  • Budget: What is your budget for portable toilets?
  • Local regulations: Choose a portable toilet that meets local regulations.

What’s Included In a Porta Potty Rental?

Portable washroom maintenance services as just as important as the toilet itself. It’s required that rental companies service and maintain portable toilets, so be sure to find out what that will look like before you sign your rental agreement.

FenceLine’s monthly charge for a portable toilet rental includes weekly servicing and supplies for the portable toilet. Every FenceLine toilet is stocked with toilet paper, deodorizer, and hand sanitizer with alcohol in it. Cleaning services include restocking supplies, vacuuming out the tank, and scrubbing the walls, tank, and floor.

Porta Potty Rental Cost

In Edmonton, Calgary, and the surrounding areas, you can expect to pay the following amounts, on average:

  • $135-$155 per month for a Standard Portable Toilet
  • $250-$275 per month for a Handicap Accessible Toilet
  • $85-$125 per weekend for a Special Event Unit

These prices include weekly servicing (other than the Special Event Unit) and supplies.

We also offer additional options for most of our portable toilet rentals, including hand wash stations and stakes to keep the unit in place.

Handwashing station between porta pottys at a construction site

How Can I Rent a Porta Potty?

When you’re ready to rent a portable toilet, contact FenceLine Rentals Ltd. Before you call, be ready with the following information:

  1. Dates of the rental
  2. How many portable toilets you’ll need (use our portable toilet calculator
  3. Types of portable toilets you’d like to rent
  4. Address for where the toilet(s) will be placed                                                               

Clean, Quality Porta Potty Rentals in Your Budget

FenceLine Rentals Ltd. offers many cleaning and maintenance schedules for our units, and we have a wide variety of types of portable toilets so you can select the right option for your needs. 

When booking a porta potty rental in Edmonton, Calgary, or the surrounding areas, you can rest assured knowing they will be set up upon delivery and ready for immediate use.

Have more questions? Check out our FAQ about portable toilet rentals or reach out to us today.


Is renting a portable toilet cost-effective?

A porta potty rental can be incredibly cost-effective, especially for large events or construction sites where indoor bathrooms aren’t available. Other cost-related benefits of renting a porta potty can include:

  • Eliminate the need for costly plumbing installations
  • Increase convenience for your job site or outdoor event
  • Scale easily based on event size and duration, only pay for what you need

Are portable toilets useful for any event?

Portable toilets can be used for many different events and settings like:

  • Outdoor events, festivals, concerts, weddings, sports
  • Construction sites
  • Emergency and disaster relief situations
  • Public gatherings and seasonal events such as fairs, parades, and markets