Permit applications must be received no later than 120 days prior to the start of the event. Application requests are accepted up to 12 months in advance of the first day of your event.
The City of Snohomish requires a special event permit for any event which occurs upon public or private property that will affect the standard and ordinary use of public streets, rights-of-way, or sidewalks, and/or which requires extraordinary levels of City services.
City Council approval may be required for special events that impact City right-of-way AND:
reoccur in one calendar year
occur over more than three consecutive days
OR are expected to draw more than 1,000 participants to within the City limits.
This includes but is not limited to fairs, festivals, carnivals, sporting events, foot runs, bike-a-thons, markets, parades, exhibitions, auctions, dances, and motion picture filming. (Snohomish Municipal Code 5.10).
No person or organization may conduct a special event without an approved Special Event Permit (see Special Event Permit Application Request form below) from the City of Snohomish.
City of Snohomish Special Event Permit Application Request Form