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.
You must complete an Application for Block Parties/Street Closures (PDF) prior to your Block Party. A $10.00 fee is due to the Town Clerk at time of block party application submittal. If needing cones for street closure a $50.00 refundable deposit will also be collected.