If the event meets any of these criteria it will require a permit:
Open to the public
Held in an open space
Held within a public or private road right-of-way (ex: Parade or Road Race)
Not held in a “Permanent Installation”
Outdoor Gathering with 200 or more attendees
Musical or entertainment festival
If the event meets any of these criteria it will not require a permit:
Private guest list/not open to the public
Held entirely indoors
Held in a “Permanent Installation”
Outdoor Gathering with less than 200 attendees
A permanent installation is considered to be a facility which is constructed for a specific purpose and use. When such facility is used for an event unrelated to its customary use, it will not be considered a permanent installation.
Applications for a Special Event Permit should be completed in our PermitLink system at least 90 days in advance of the proposed event.