Special Events Permit
Special Event Permits
All special events, circuses, carnivals or similar exhibitions, parades, processions or open-air meetings conducted within the Town of Erie are required to obtain a permit and/or license from the Town prior to commencing such activities. This requirement does not apply to such activities that are conducted solely on private property except that such activities will be conducted in compliance with all applicable ordinances and regulations. The special event permit fee is $50.00 (refundable) and will apply to all events, this fee is in addition to the $200.00 processing fee for new events.
Please note that commercial activities and special events (i.e. bike races, running races, sporting events, etc.) are prohibited without a valid Special Event Permit.
Events which require any street closures, or in any way obstruct vehicular or pedestrian traffic must submit a Traffic Control Plan with the completed application. The event organizer is responsible for ensuring that a licensed Traffic Control Company is contracted with and that adequate and approved traffic control devices are provided at all intersections of roadways to include alleys, which intersect the closed street. Google/homemade maps will not be accepted.
Due to accessibility and safety concerns, the following roadways cannot be closed for a special event: 119th Street, Arapahoe Road, County Line Road, Mountain View BLVD, Sheridan BLVD, or Vista Parkway.
2019 Special Events Application - Now Available!
The Coal Creek Trail around Erie Parkway will be closed with a detour in place until late fall 2019. A map of this detour can be found here Opens a New Window. .
You must complete an Application for Block Parties Opens a New Window. prior to your Block Party.