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Permit Requirements & Fees

A revocable permit is required whenever a special event necessitates the closing of a public right-of-way (street, sidewalk, alley). Minimum requirements to obtain a revocable permit for special events are as follows:

  • Revocable Permit: Lines 1-6 on first page filled out and then sign and notarize the second page.
  • Letter of Intent for reason for permit.
  • Certificate of Liability as per Section (i) of the Revocable Permit. Endorsements for Additional Insured and Subrogation Waiver MUST be included as attachments to the certificate.
  • Certified Barricade plan from a certified barricade company.
  • Action Plan per Section (o) detailing steps taken to ensure all current COVID-19 regulations/restrictions will be followed.
  • $50 application fee
  • $500 deposit fee

Note: The permit process takes a minimum of 30 days. All Revocable Permits are approved by City Council.

Contact Us

For additional information about special events and/or revocable permits, please contact the Department of Transportation (719) 553-2722 option 2. Or, email