Park Permit

When is a Park Permit Required?

Most organized activities and events planned for City parks require a permit. Review the following criteria to determine if a park permit is required for your event or activity.
  • Required for events with an expected attendance of 200+ and for all events held in a Neighborhood Park.
  • A park permit may also be required for any of the following reasons regardless of attendance:
    • Conducting business within the park.
    • Event is open to the public and attendance cannot be determined (i.e. fundraisers).
    • Alcohol will be sold.
    • Special event equipment will be brought into the park such as vehicles, animals, band, portable dance floor etc.
    • Portable toilets and/or additional dumpsters will be needed.
    • Outside the parameters of the picnic site or impact on other park patrons.

Looking to reserve a picnic area at a Community Park?

Visit the Picnic Reservations page.

Apply for a Park Permit



For questions, please contact the Park Permit desk at 707-543-3294 or