Special Event Permits

A Special Event is any temporary/ongoing activity that occurs on public (or possibly private) property that will affect the ordinary use of parks, public streets, right-of-ways, sidewalks, traffic, and/or generates considerable public participation.

A Special Event is also defined as meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  • Is reasonably expected to cause or result in 100 or more people gathering in a park or other public place
  • Is reasonably expected to have a substantial impact on such park or other public place
  • Is reasonably expected to require the provision of substantial public services

The application/permit process:

  • Ensures that the activity meets legal requirements
  • Allows the City to adequately schedule needed public services
  • Alerts the affected neighborhoods and businesses
  • A *refundable deposit is required for all events

    *Deposits are refunded when it is determined no damage was done, and applicable event data has been submitted.


APPLICATION

Daughters of Norway Parade

People at Farmers Market

Soap Box Derby Cars