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A. A special event permit application will be made in writing on forms provided by the City and completed applications will be submitted to the City Department of Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives.

B. A special event permit application must be submitted 120 days prior to the event. Exceptions to this requirement may be approved by the Mayor or their designee.

C. Applicants or their designee will be required to attend pre-planning and debriefing meetings with City staff and representatives from the Snohomish Police Department.

D. Special events that impact City right-of-way and (1) recur more than once in one calendar year, (2) occur over more than three consecutive days or (3) are expected to draw more than 1,000 participants to within the City limits, will require both a special event permit and a special event contract. Special event contracts require City Council approval. The contract shall be drafted by the Department of Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives and reviewed by the City Attorney. An executed copy will be supplied to the applicant in a timely manner. (Ord. 1922, 1999; Ord. 2341, 2017; Ord. 2463, 2023)