Public Events

Applications for block parties must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the desired date of the event. Additionally, applications for an event utilizing City-owned property must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the desired date of the event.

Public Events

If you are requesting to block roads, use a city space, or host a neighborhood block party, the Public Event Request Form (PDF) must be completed in full.

Block Parties

If you are hosting a neighborhood block party with road closures, the Neighborhood Block Party Petition (PDF) must be signed by all neighbors affected by the road closures.

Aerial Banners

If you would like to hang a banner over the 1000 block of Market Avenue North or the Market Avenue Skywalk, the Aerial Banner Request form (PDF) must be completed and returned.

Sound Amplification

If sound amplification equipment is going to be used during an event, a Sound Variance form must be completed and returned. To obtain this form, please call the License Bureau at 330-489-3268.

Approval & Forms

The appropriate form(s) should be printed out, filled in, and returned to the Mayor’s office (City Hall, 8th Floor). Please note that events will not be approved until all paperwork has been returned.

  1. Shelby Dieffenbaugher

    Assistant to Safety and Service Director
    Phone: 330-438-4309