Permits, violations & licenses

Apply for a portable toilet permit

The Department of Public Health issues permits for portable chemical toilets at public events.


If you’re making portable toilets available at your event, you must apply for a permit.

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If a portable chemical toilet is going to be in a residential area, it must be serviced at least every 48 hours.

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The cost is $50 per location. You can pay using a cashier’s check or money order made out to Department of Public Health – EHS.

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Submit a completed application for a portable toilet permit along with the appropriate fee. It will take approximately 10–14 days for you to receive your permit. Keep it on site and available upon request.

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