30 Days Prior to Event
Submit all permits, deposits, and documentation. If you need to use City traffic control equipment, a $500 deposit is due with your permits. Special events are subject to fees that allow for the City to recoup some of the costs associated with the extra labor required for community events.
In addition to the Special Event Permit, you will be required to submit the following additional documentation:
Depending on your event, required documentation may also include:
- Traffic Control Plan
- Garbage or Restroom Plan
The City has an interactive map to help you create a Traffic Control Plan. Once your event map is complete, you can export a PDF and upload the document with your online application.
Click Here to View Event Permit Map
City code requires all special events, including block parties, acquire special event insurance. The Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority (MMIA) has resources to help residents find insurance providers for their event. More information can be found at https://mmia.net/riskmanagement/specialevents/.
The City has adopted administrative guidelines for Special Events. Each department that is involved in the Special Event permit process has additional guidelines.