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To obtain a Special Event /Parade Permits:

All completed permit applicaitons are sumitted to and reviewed by the Traffic Sergeant.

The organizer/applicant needs to complete an application form which can be retrieved by clicking on the link or at City Administrative Office, 922 Machin Avenue, or the Novato Police Department, 909 Machin Ave.

Information needed for the application is a plan documenting the event area or parade route, an estimate of the number of attendees, the event/ parade date and time, whether restroom facilities will be on site, and evidence of community notification of the parade/event.

"No Parking" signs need to be posted at least 24 hours in advance if required.

A receipt of the permit fee paid ($315 street closure, $203 Special Event/Parade) to either City Hall or to the Police Department.

Photography/Film Application and Permit.

A completed Hold Harmless Agreement form.

Also required is proof of insurance coverage.


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