Permit Application Process

** Friday, November 6 is the first day to apply for 2016 Permit Applications, starting at 9 a.m. **

A special event permit application is required for events hosted in all Chicago parks.  
Applications are only available online through the following two-step process:


Pay non-refundable $35 Permit Application Fee now, and secure your spot in the queue:


Complete & Submit a Special Event Permit Application:

You will be asked to include your Permit Application Fee receipt number from Step 1.


Application form is best viewed in Chrome or Internet Explorer browsers.

Learn more about this process through the following help pages:

For any other questions, please call us at 312.742.5369.