Obtain a Permit A Special Event Permit Preliminary Application is necessary to begin the planning process in cooperation with city services such as police, fire, health, and risk management. The preliminary application may be filed as much as 13 months prior to the event.
A Special Event Permit Final Application must be completed at least 30 days before the event in order to assure time for city processing. Some information in this application was included in the preliminary application making this step easier. A non-refundable application fee is due with the filing of the final permit application.