Do I Need a Special Event Permit?

Special events include festivals, parades, races, craft fairs, concerts and other gatherings. The type of permits required depends on the location and components of the event. 

Find out by responding to a few basic statements.

1. The event will be held on Town property ___ Yes ___ No

2. Street closure or traffic control needed    ___ Yes ___ No

If the answer is no to both statements 1 and 2, you do not need a Special Event Permit. But you may need other licenses and permits for "Events on Private Property".

If the answer is yes to either statement 1 or 2, you may need a Special Event Permit. Please continue.

3. The general public is invited to attend      ___ Yes ___ No

4. The event includes the sale of alcohol     ___ Yes ___ No

5. 100 or more people are expected            ___ Yes ___ No

6. Equipment will be installed temporarily    ___ Yes ___ No

If the answer is yes to any of statements 3, 4, 5, or 6, you do need a Special Event Permit. View "Events on Town Property" for more information. 

Special Event Permit Guideline