Special Event Permit

The City of Burlington issues Special Event Permits for: City public streets, City public parks or other City public property; and outdoor private property, only when the property is part of a special event venue including City public property (for example, a parking lot used as part of a street festival venue). Special Event Permit Applications must be received in full at least 60 days prior to an event to ensure adequate approval time.

Examples of special events include festivals, runs/walks, and other planned group activities requiring the coordination of a number of city departments or other City of Burlington agencies such as the use of alcohol, on-site. Find out more by clicking link below for full permit and guide packet. 

Permit Guide and Application

2021 Special Events Permit Guide Cover