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Special Events Permit Application

  1. Please note that pursuant to the state’s Public Records Act (RCW 42.56), documents are public records and may be subject to public disclosure. 

  3. Step 1:
    Complete the "Special Event Permit Application" in full for festivals, concerts, performances, block parties, parades, photo/video shoots, walks, runs, bike rides, sporting events, picnics, and special/commercial uses.
  4. Step 2:
    If the application is approved, a preliminary Special Event Permit will be e-mailed to the event organizer for review of conditions and additional permits or documents needed.
  5. Step 3:
    A final Special Event Permit will be issued once all required documents, insurance certificate, certification and release form, and fees have been submitted.
  8. Applicant:
  9. Contact for the business/group/association
  10. If applicable
  11. Is the applicant the main contact on the day(s) of event?*
  12. If applicable
  14. Is this a Non-Profit Group?*
  15. Please attach a copy of your State Non-Profit certificate.
  16. Type of Event:*
  17. Runs and Walks must submit a map of the entire route and identify start/finish line, portable toilets, first-aid station, water stations, etc.
  18. All events must submit a site plan (overhead view or birds-eye view) of the event layout including location of vendor booths, food booths or carts, stages, fencing, tents, event entrance & exit points, emergency exits, how pedestrian access is separated from vehicular traffic/parking areas, etc.
  19. Does this event take place over multiple days?*
  20. How many days is the event?*
  21. Park/Location Requested:
  22. Is an admission, entry, or participant fee being charged?*
  23. Is food, beverage, and/or merchandise being sold?*
  24. Is it being given away?*
  25. A Battle Ground endorsement is required.
  26. What is being sold and/or given away?*
  27. Type of Food/Beverage Booths:
  28. Tents/Canopies must meet fire retardant certification requirements and must have a fire extinguisher at the booth.
  29. Does your site plan include a fence and a minimum two exists at least one half the diagonal distance of the fenced area?*
  30. What type of alcoholic beverages will be served?*
  31. Does the event include any special equipment?*
  32. Tents/Canopies must meet fire retardant certification requirements and must have a fire extinguisher at the book.
  33. Additional Utility Services Requested for Use
    Additional services may not be available at all locations
  35. This application is a request for a Special Event Permit and/or a Special Use Permit and does not guarantee that the permit request will be approved. Upon review, the applicant will be notified of the status of the event permit, including any special requirements or modifications the City may have, any applicable fee that may be assessed and any insurance requirements as deemed necessary.
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