Special Events Permit Application

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Thank you for your interest in holding a special event in the City of Port Angeles.

Please Note: Applications submitted within 45 days of planned event are not guaranteed to be processed by the event date.

COVID-19 Update: Event organizers are required to submit a safety plan, subject to approval by both Clallam County and City of Port Angeles, prior to application consideration.

Please contact and submit the safety plan to the Clallam County Public Health Officials for approval: publichealth@co.clallam.wa.us

The 6-Step Application Process: 

Download the 6-Step Application Process PDF here. 

STEP 1: FIND OUT WHAT YOU NEED TO BEGIN
You will need submit the following items with your application:

  • Schedule of Events 
  • Event Site Map - Download site maps for City Parks & Facilities below
  • Approved COVID-19 Safety Plan - Event organizers are required to submit a safety plan, approved by Clallam County Health Officials, and subject to additional approval by the City of Port Angeles. For assistance or to submit your safety plan, please contact Clallam County: publichealth@co.clallam.wa.us

Not sure if you have everything? Click here to download the Special Event Permit Application Checklist!


STEP 2: SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
Once you have all your documentation, complete the online application form. Keep in mind: 

  • The application should be as complete and final as possible. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 
  • Applications must be submitted no later than 45 days in advance of the event.
  • If you are a returning applicant and know which additional permits are required for your event, please upload additional permit applications to the online form. You can find all related permit applications at the Permit Applications Center.


STEP 3: INITIAL REVIEW PROCESS
We will review your application and look for ways to increase your event's safety and success. We will also determine any applicable fees, charges, and additional permitting requirements that apply. The initial review process will take up to ten (10) business days. 


STEP 4: CONDITIONS
We may need more information and will request this after the initial review. You will also be provided a list of additional permits required at this time. 


STEP 5: FINALIZE THE APPLICATION
Submit all requested information, including additional permit applications, to satisfy the conditions and finalize your application. Applicable fees are due at this time.


STEP 6: THE EVENT!
Congratulations! You have completed the application process. Time to celebrate!