Rentals Recreation

Tent Rental

Tents are available for rental through the Recreation Department from May until October for residents only. Tent rental is not available for businesses. Each household is limited to 2 (two) rentals of a City tent per year and no more than 1 (one) City tent will be rented at a time. Tents are installed at your residence by Service Department employees on a Thursday or Friday and removed on a Monday.  Also, you may request sides for the tent at no charge, when making your reservation for the tent rental, please specify if you would like the sides on the tent.
There are no rentals available during the City's Home Days event in August or the Fall Fest in September.

Tent Rental Fees

20 x 20 Tent (*Capacity 50)
  •  $150.00 
20 x 40 Tent (*Capacity 100+) 
  • $250.00 

*Capacity reflects setup with 6' tables

***Tent rentals do not automatically include tables & chairs***

A check, money order, cash, or credit card and a signed waiver with placement diagram must be completed at the time of reservation. NO REFUNDS for tent rental cancellations. For more information or to schedule a tent rental, please call the Recreation Department at (216) 524-3262.

Table & Chair Rental

Independence Residents are able to rent 6-foot folding tables and folding chairs from the Recreation Department free of charge twice a year. Table and chair rentals must be reserved through the Recreation Department at 216-524-3262;. Residents are allowed a maximum of 10 tables and 60 chairs per delivery. Tables & chairs are delivered on Fridays and removed on Mondays (subject to change during holidays).

Dumpster Rental

Dumpster Fees
General and Construction Material: 5 yard $ 50.00
General and Construction Material: 10 yard $100.00
Logs and Stumps: 5 yard $150.00
Logs and Stumps: 10 yard $300.00
Railroad Ties: 5 yard $100.00
Railroad Ties: 10 yard $200.00

Items you cannot put into a dumpster: tires, paints, chemicals, liquids, and food rubbish.
Dumpster rental fee must be paid prior to drop off of a dumpster with a signed waiver giving permission to enter the resident's property. Dumpsters must be placed on a hard surface and not on the grass or in the street.
Only one dumpster may be placed at your residence for rental. The City does not allow two (2) City dumpsters to be placed at your residence on the same day.
Dumpster rental is discontinued for the large dumpsters starting the second week in October until April (weather permitting).
Small dumpster rental is available all year.
The dumpsters are used for snowplowing which takes priority over dumpster rental.
Dumpsters are dropped off on a Monday and picked up on a Friday or dropped off on Friday and pick up on Monday.

To reserve a dumpster call the Service Department at 216-524-9191