Special Event Permit


A Special Event Permit is required for any event open to the public being held on public property including streets, sidewalks, or city-owned parking lots such as festivals, block parties, rallies, concerts, ceremonies, and other similar events. This does not include events in a city park or parades or other moving events, such as bicycle or foot races. 

Application: Applicants for a Special Event Permit must submit the following to the Customer Service Office a minimum of 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Completed Special Event Permit application
  • Proof of liability insurance for the event
  • Map of the event's location including street closures, fire lanes, etc.
Fees/expenses: No fee is charged for a Special Event Permit. However, the Special Event Permit applicants, sponsors, and any other individuals or organizations named in the permit are responsible for expenses incurred by the City as a result of the event for stolen or damaged city property, cost of materials and utilities, for City employee overtime wages, and for any other expenses incurred by the City.

Outdoor Music Venue Permit

An Outdoor Music Venue Permit is recommended for any event to be held outdoors, on private or public property, that may create a noise disturbance across real property at 50 feet or more, which annoys or disturbs a reasonable person, or could adversely affect the health or safety of persons or animals.

Application: Applicants for an Outdoor Music Venue Permit must submit the following to the City Clerk a minimum of 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Completed Outdoor Music Venue Permit application
  • Any other pertinent applications relevant to the event including but not limited to a Special Event Permit, Liquor License Application, Vending License Application, etc.
Fees/expenses: No fee is charged for an Outdoor Music Venue Permit.

Parade Permit

A Parade Permit is required for any march, race, procession, or other similar display on a city street, sidewalk, or other city-owned property.

Application: Applicants for a Parade Permit must submit the following to the Police Department a minimum of 7 business days prior to the event.
  • Completed Parade Permit application
  • Map of event location, including street closures
Fees/expenses: No fee is charged for a Parade Permit.

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