SevenVenues oversees the permitting process for first amendment protected expressive activities including, but not limited to assemblies, marches, processions, non-Commercial Parades and religious ceremonies.
Learn more about expressive activities here.
If the event is protected by the First Amendment, the City will accommodate the activity in a traditional public forum. A traditional public forum is a place with a long tradition of expressive activities, such as:
Traditional public forums do not include:
*Incomplete applications will not be processed.
As a guideline when completing event permit paperwork, always overestimate your needs and the quantities. It is much simpler to receive permission and scale down the event. Any changes to the requests in the Event Permit Application will delay the permit process.
Complete the Expressive Activity Permit Application to get started with the permitting process.