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Special Event Permits


The Office of the City Manager special events permitting process provides for permit-issuance in order to regulate special events in or upon a street, alley, public park, public buildings and/or sidewalks in the interest of public health, safety and welfare. These events may includebut are not limited tofundraisers, walk/runs, parades, block-parties, rallies, outdoor markets, street-closures, entertainment, and sound-amplification.

The obligation of complying with special event requirements is placed solely upon the permittee. No provision is intended to impose any duty upon the city, or any of its officers, employees or agents. The full ordinance may be read HERE.

Events in which the proposed involves alcohol requires permit-application to the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall (for that aspect of the event only).

Filing Period Requirements

An application for a special event permit shall be filed in full with the city manager not less than fourteen days before the date on which special event is to be held (Municipal Code 12.60.010-130). Please telephone the office of the City Manager at 307-721-5226 with additional inquiries, to the Special Events permitting designee.

Application Resources

Review and complete all documents (below) prior to applying for a Special Event Permit. The application is the first resource provided below. Partial applications do not comply with the fourteen-day filing period, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the City Manager's office permitting designee.

Nothing contained in this chapter (Municode 12.6.030 - 12.6.130) or any procedures adopted hereunder is intended to be or shall be construed to create or form the basis for liability on the part of the city, its officers, employees or agents, for any injury or damage resulting from the failure of permittee to comply with the provisions of this chapter, or by reason or in consequence of any act or omission in connection with the implementation or enforcement of this chapter or any procedures adopted hereunder by the city, its officers, employees, or agents.

City Hall: 406 Ivinson Ave.   |   Laramie, WY 82070   |   Ph: (307) 721-5200   |   Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm