Special Event Permits

Application
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122.02 Applicant
Any individual, partnership, corporation, association, society or group seeking and/or receiving a special event permit from the city.
     OUTDOOR.  Activity conducted outside of a permanent structure or building.

     PERMIT.  A permit issued by the city to allow a special event.

     PERSON.  Any person, association, partnership, firm, business trust, corporation or company.

     SPECIAL EVENT.  Any temporary, outdoor privately-sponsored event open to the general public and held on public or privately owned property.  SPECIAL EVENT shall not apply to the following:

          (1)     Any permanent place of worship, stadium, athletic field, arena, theatre, auditorium, or fairs conducted pursuant to M.S. Chapter 38.

          (2)     Special events or activities permitted or permitted by other state laws or regulations of the City of North St. Paul, including publicly-sponsored activities in the local park system and any other established special event operating prior to adoption of this chapter.

          (3)     Family gatherings, including family reunions, graduation parties, baptisms, confirmations, weddings, and the like.

          (4)     Garage sales.

          (5)     Events such as but not limited to National Night-Out established through the City of North St. Paul.

(Ordinance 668, passed May 6, 2008)

122.05 Application Procedures
A written application for a special event permit shall be filed on forms provided by the city with the City Manager not less than 30 days before the date proposed for holding the special event. The written application shall be signed by the person, persons, or parties conducting the event and shall be accompanied by the fee payable hereunder. Upon submission of an application for a special event permit, City Staff will review the request and advise the applicant of the need for additional information, if any.

A Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $2,000,000 is required at time of application.