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Events requesting street closures require City Council approval.
Attendees, participants, staff, vendors, spectators, etc. Events with over 200 attendees require City Council approval.
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.
All fees must be submitted to the City Clerk's office and shall be paid to the Dept. of Liquor Control prior to application processing. Any event of more than 200 people or that requires closure of a city street requires that the application be submitted no less than thirty (30) days prior to the event and must be approved by the Liquor Control Board. (City Ordinance, Ch. 5)
Application will not be processed until appropriate associated fees are submitted to City Clerk's office.
All vendors must be licensed by the Vermont Department of Health.
The event will have food/beverage vending and the event organizer will ensure that all vendors are licensed.
Due to traffic and pedestrian safety concerns, events with over 200 attendees will require crossing guards.
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.
Stages at events should be erected and inspected by a professional rental or production company.
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.
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.
Events may require restroom access for your participants and attendees.
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.
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.
Emergency vehicle access will be maintained for all events. The City will determine requirements.
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.
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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