What is a 'Special Event'?
Any event that takes place in the 'public right-of-way' or has a significant impact on City resources is deemed a Special Event. All special events require a permit in order to be lawfully conducted within city limits.
Examples of special events include, but are not limited to:
Filming, concerts, parades, circuses, fairs, festivals, block parties, community events, mass participation events, sporting competitions such as marathons and running events, bicycle races or tours, or spectator sports such as football, basketball and baseball games, or golf tournaments.
- Neighborhood Street Closure Permit Application - for community block parties or functions
- Special Event Permit Application - for festivals, parades, walks/runs, etc.
The Neighborhood Street Closure Permit Application requires submittal at least 30 days prior to the event and the Special Event Permit Application requires submittal at least 60 days prior to the event.
For more information, contact Kendrick Mayes, City special events coordinator, at 336-373-4572.