Special Event Permits

What Qualifies for a Special Event?

An event including street fairs, craft fairs, trade shows, assembly events, races, runs, arts and craft shows, carnivals, circuses, rallies, public entertainments, parades, block parties requiring neighborhood road closures, or other events that:

  • Interfere with the normal flow or regulation of pedestrian or vehicular traffic; or
  • Require City services, including but not limited to, street closure, provision of barricades, parking arrangements, or police services.

Please see the Special Events Guideline (PDF) for information.

How to Apply

You may apply for a Special Events permit by submitting an online application via mygovernmentonline.org. Be sure to submit this application at least 30 days before the date of the special event. For detailed instructions on how to apply, please see Instructions to Apply for a Permit.