WHAT IS A SPECIAL EVENT?
A Special Event includes any activity that occurs on private or public property and affects the ordinary use of public streets, right-of-ways, and or sidewalks. For practical purposes, this includes, but is not limited to fairs, shows, parades, fun runs/walks, or festivals.
WHEN IS A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT REQUIRED?
A Special Event Permit is required for any type of event planned in a park or public place when one or more of the following conditions exists: 1) Your group is larger than 75 people; 2) Your event requires police personnel for crowd or traffic control; 3) Your special event involves the sale of merchandise or services to the public; 4) Your special event involves other circumstances deemed by the City Manager sufficient to require an application, not limited to but including inflatable toys and dunk tanks used at events on private property.
HOW DO I OBTAIN A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT
Contact the Special Event Coordinator at 206 248-8248 or e-mail Debbie Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org. Download a Special Event Permit Application or obtain the application packet at City Hall, 801 SW 174th St., Normandy Park, WA 98166.
Please complete the application in its entirety and include all additional required enclosures when submitting your application package. All applications must be accompanied by the $100 non-refundable fee and a certificate of insurance that names the city as an additional insured. The City requires 30 days to review all applications.
INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR YOUR EVENT
The City’s insurance provider requires all special events to provide commercial general liability insurance in a minimum amount of $2,000,000 per occurrence with the City named as an additional insured on the policy for the duration of the special event. If insurance is required, you will need to provide the City with a certified copy of the policy naming the City as an additional insured.
General Commercial Liability insurance for events held on city property may be purchased through One Beacon Entertainment.
Contact them at 1-800-507-8414 or online https://tulip.onebeaconentertainment.com/e/tulip/apply.aspx
NPMC 4.12.310 Penalties for violations.
(1) The special event permit authorizes the applicant to conduct only such an event as is described in the permit, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the permit. It is unlawful for the applicant to violate the terms and conditions of the permit, or for any event participant to violate the terms and conditions of the permit or to continue with the event if the permit is revoked or expired. An event applicant cannot make changes to the permit. All requests for changes must be submitted for review by the city manager or city manager’s designee.
(2) Any person or organization violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a penalty of a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment of not more than 90 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 823 § 1, 2008).