Music Festival Permit

Music Festival Permits require City Council Approval and should be submitted to the City Clerk's Office a minimum of 2 months in advance. View chapter 8, article VI of the municipal code


A music festival permit is required for any public outdoor live musical entertainment with more than 350 people in attendance.

Requirements include:
  • $100 application fee
  • Insurance requirements
  • Hold harmless
  • Restoration bond
  • The site or location of the proposed music festival and the zoning classification
  • A precise description of the kinds and names of entertainments to be offered
    • The number of entertainments
    • A diagram indicating where they are to be located on the proposed site
  • The number and location of off-street parking spaces,
  • The number and location of toilet facilities to be used by patrons of the music festival
  • The dates and hours the music festival is to be in operation
  • Any other information that the city council shall from time to time determine necessary in making a determination as to whether the application shall be granted
  • The name of the owner, owners, lessee, lessees, proprietor, operator or manager of the subject premises and the music festival
  • The name of the proprietor, operator, promoter or manager of each entertainment or performance which collectively make up the music festival
  • The legal relationship of each to the applicants of the music festival
A permit is not required if the event is a private home party. "Private home parties" are those social events or gatherings held solely at a private single-family residence, featuring live musical entertainment arranged for by the resident owner and consisting of only 1 band or performer, and at which no guest in attendance shall pay any admission fee or other required concession cost.