In order to plan for the best use of city resources in supporting special events, the City has adopted a Special Event Permit process for events that require any of the following:
- City facilities or buildings
- City staff or city equipment
- Closure of a city street or streets
- Traffic control
- Crowd control or public safety
A resident or group planning a special event that uses a public space or facility must submit a Special Event Permit Application (PDF).
All Special Event Permit Applications must be turned in a minimum of 30 days prior to the event. However, depending on the nature of your event, the planning timeline may need to begin months before your event date-especially if your event requires permits and/or certifications from other agencies in addition to City of Lenoir.