Special Event Permits
Does my Gathering or Event Require a Permit?
Please view the table below to find out if your gathering needs a permit. Permits and supporting documents must be received no later than 45 days in advance of the event.
|My group size will be more than 50 people||A special event permit is required|
|I do not want to make a reservation to use a picnic area and have 50 or less attendees||Picnic spaces without a reserved sign are available on a first-come basis|
|I want to host an event or gathering on public property such as a street, sidewalk, or other public property that expected to have an uncommon impact on such public property or require the provision of public services.||A special event permit may be required - Contact Public Works at 503-874-2206
Special Event RequirementsPlease view the list below and view the Special Event Permit Application for more information on requirements.
|Some requirements to consider prior to submitting a special event application (see policies and application for full list of requirements):
|A certificate of liability insurance naming the City of Silverton as an additional insured will be required (often obtained through homeowners or event insurance companies).
A $50.00 special event permit application fee (waived for non-profit organizations or events under 100 people) is required.