Special Events Permit Requirements
Holding a special event on your property this summer?
Please be aware of the Town's permit requirements for special events held on private property.
A. All special events held in the public right-of-way shall obtain a special event permit. Activities include, but are not limited to, processions such as walks, road races, bicycle rides, skate-a-thons, and similar activities.
B. A special event permit is required for any special event held on private property, occurring over the course of two or more consecutive days where members of the public are invited. Activities requiring a permit include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Motion picture filming;
2. House and garden tours;
5. Antique shows;
7. Other similar activities.
C. A special event permit is required for any special event held on private property, or public property that requires the assistance of the town for traffic control, public safety services, extraordinary parking control measures, waiver of any local, state, or federal ordinance, or other mitigation measures arising from the special event.
To read the entire municipal code relating to Special Events please visit Chapter 17.56 of the Atherton Municipal Code.