Special Event Permits

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

Please refer to Special Events Permit Bylaw 3572/2016 (pdf)

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

Application Submission Fees

Type of EventFee
Events held on all other City property $25
Events held on any roadway, lane or alley $100

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.

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