This new permit allows businesses and organizations to confidently conduct special events at their facilities safely and securely.
The City's focus is on public safety; with inspections beforehand to ensure that the structure meets health, building and fire code requirements for the anticipated attendance.
The new special event permit is needed only if the event meets all of the following criteria:
A property owner may apply for 4 special events per year.
$25 if submitted up to 15 days prior to the event. $75 if submitted past deadline
Complete applications should be submitted to:Department of City Planning5th FloorCity Hall, 810 Union StreetNorfolk, VA 23510
To apply for a permit to host an event on City property, visit the Special Events webpage.