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Event Permit Application

  1. Required Event Information
  2. Street, City, State, Zip
  3. Has the event been held in Winooski before?*
  4. Will there be street closures?*
    Events requesting street closures require City Council approval.
  5. Attendees, participants, staff, vendors, spectators, etc. Events with over 200 attendees require City Council approval.
  6. Insurance Requirements*
    General Liability Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence is required for: all festivals, moving athletic events, and other events as determined by the City. Insurance certificates mus be received before your permit is issued.
  7. Will there be alcohol sales/use? *
  8. Application will not be processed until appropriate associated fees are submitted to City Clerk's office.
  9. Will there be food/beverage vendors?*
    All vendors must be licensed by the Vermont Department of Health.
  10. Requirement
    The event will have food/beverage vending and the event organizer will ensure that all vendors are licensed.
  11. Will there be tents and/or canopies?*
  12. Tents over 1,200 square feet require a permit from the Vermont Department of Public Safety Division of Fire Safety. Permits must be filed with the State at least thirty (30) days in advance of the event. The City may issue additional safety requirements or conditions pursuant to review of the site plan.
  13. Will the event use a City park?*
  14. Will your event occur at Rotary Park with 200 or more attendees?*
    Due to traffic and pedestrian safety concerns, events with over 200 attendees will require crossing guards.
  15. Will your event require power supply usage?*
    Event sponsors are responsible for ensuring that all portable wiring and equipment shall be installed in compliance with National Electrical Code. Events are subject to spot inspections at the City's discretion. The City will work with event sponsors to provide information and guidance as needed.
  16. Will there be a stage at your event? *
    Stages at events should be erected and inspected by a professional rental or production company.
  17. Will your event include amplified sound?*
    No musical instrument, phonograph, sound-making device or sound producing system or vocal activity shall exceed 100 decibels as recorded from the curb line outside of the permitted space, or a reasonable distance from the sound-producing activity, as applicable. (City Ordinance, Ch. 26) Compliance with the noise abatement period from 10 PM to 7 AM shall be required.
  18. Agree to requirements:
  19. How will you dispose of garbage generated at your event?*
    No person shall deposit, throw, cause to be deposited or thrown, or permit to remain on any public or privately owned property in the city, any garbage, rubbish, or refuse (City Ordinance, Chapter 7). Events shall comply with all Vermont Universal Recycling Law requirements.
  20. Events may require restroom access for your participants and attendees.
  21. If your event involves alcohol or will have a peak attendance of 200 or more, you may require security. Please describe your plan for event security.
  22. Ambulance/Medic/First Aid Plan
    Upon request of the City, event sponsor may be required to have a medic on site or a contracted ambulance provider. Applicant will be informed by City staff if a medic or ambulance provider is required after review of application.
  23. Emergency Vehicle Access*
    Emergency vehicle access will be maintained for all events. The City will determine requirements.
  24. Events should consider locations that have sufficient parking options. When attendance is projected to be greater than nearby parking can accommodate, shuttles or other means of attendee access should be considered.
  25. Will a shuttle from distant parking locations be necessary?*
  26. Site or Route Plan*
    For all events on City streets, parks, lots, or property, a detailed site plan must accompany the applications. The following must be labeled on the plan - check all that apply:
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