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Neighborhood Block Party Application

  1. To apply to sponsor a block party within the City of Canton, the event organizer must complete and submit this application and any/all supporting documentation at least 14 days in advance of any block party.  The City reserves the right to reject any incomplete application.

     You must submit the following with this application:

    • Site plan/map for the event including roads to be closed
    • Sound Variance (if applicable)
    • Neighborhood Block Party Petition
  2. If sound amplification equipment is to be used or excessive noise may result from your event, a sound variance may be required.  One can be found here:

  3. Please submit a detailed map showing what roads you would like closed.

    For any road closure that would impact the driveway of any resident, a Neighborhood Block Party Petition form MUST be signed by EACH neighbor and turned in prior to the event.  If this is not received at least seven (7) days prior to your event, the road closure will not be granted.

     Neighborhood Street Closure Petition

  4. The City is not responsible for pursuing additional arrangements and permits that may be required. The applicant is responsible for any damage or debris left on the premises and future permits may be withheld should excess damage or debris is created as a result of this event. The applicant or sponsoring organization is required to notify and coordinate with any business, homeowners or other entities that may be impacted by the event. It is illegal for residential and/or personal fireworks to be discharged in the State of Ohio.  

     This application will be considered only when all necessary sections have been completed. Submission of this application does not guarantee approval of the event. The requestor will be notified of the approval or denial after all City departments have reviewed the complete application.

  5. I hereby agree to operate the described event in accordance with all regulations and conditions imposed by the laws of the State of Ohio and the laws, ordinances, and regulations of the City of Canton for public events. I understand any false statement could result in the revocation or denial of this application.

  6. Electronic Signature Agreement
    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
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