Community Event Permits
When is a community event permit application required?
The Town of Parker Municipal Code, Chapter 10.08, requires a Community Event Permit for any event that is likely to impact the normal flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic in public spaces, such as on a public-right-of way (roads), public facilities (government-owned buildings or structures), public property or privately owned property. If your event fits into that category, you will be required to obtain a completed “approved” or “approved with conditions” Community Event Permit to hold your event.
Please answer the following six questions to see if you need to submit a Community Event Permit application. If you answer yes to any of the questions below, you will need to apply for a Community Event Permit.
- Will you be utilizing public streets, trails, and/or parking lots AND is your expected attendance 100 people or more?
- Will you be utilizing public streets, trails, and/or parking lots in a manner other than their intended use?
- Will you be renting out an entire park AND utilizing the park in a manner other than what it is intended for AND is your expected attendance 100 people or more?
- Will you be providing, selling and/or distributing alcohol and/or food to event participants AND you expect 100 people or more to attend your event?
- Will your event be held on private property AND expect more than 100 people AND will your event impact the normal flow of public-rights-of-way, streets, trails, or parking lots?
- Is your event a block party, parade or rally?
If you answered “no” to all the questions above, a Community Event Permit application is not required.
If you need assistance deciding if a Community Event Permit application is required, pelase contact us by email or phone 303.841.0353.
A Community Event Permit is not required for such activities as family reunions, picnics, outings and other similar daily and routine activities that utilize public space as it is intended, unless the proposed activities will impact the normal flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic. This includes the rental of the Parker Recreation Center, The Parker Fieldhouse, The Parker Skate Park and Parker owned sporting fields.
Please read the Community Event Permit Guide in it's entirety prior to completing and submitting an online Community Event Application. Included in the Permit Guide is:
•A user friendly process flowchart.
•A direct contact staff listing.
•A step-by-step process and checklist.
The application must be filled out completely and all supporting documentation from the checklist must be attached to the application. Incomplete applications will not be processed and will result in a delay of the application review process.
Rentals involving parks and related facilities, the Schoolhouse or Parker Arts, Cultural and Events (PACE) Center are in addition to the Community Event Permit Application Process. Please review the Community Event Permit Guide and A-Z Planning Guide for details.