Special Event Permits

You’ll need a special event permit if you plan on hosting an event on City property.

Please refer to  Special Event Permit Bylaw No. 3572/2016

Application Deadlines

Depending on the type of event you’re hosting, you’ll need to apply for a permit between two to four months before the event.

Type of EventApplication Deadline

Events held on major roadways

4 months prior to the event

Events that require special approvals

4 months prior to the event

Events held on all other roadways

3 months prior to the event

Events held on all other City property

2 months prior to the event

Application Process

To apply for a special event permit, submit and send in a Special Event Permit Application Form (pdf)  

Apply:

  • By Email: specialeventpermits@reddeer.ca
  • In Person: Inspections & Licensing, 4914 - 48 Avenue
  • By Mail: The City of Red Deer
    P.O. Box 5008
    Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

For more information, call Inspections & Licensing at 403-342-8190 or visit us on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.