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If an event will run recurrently, the City may issue one permit per month so long as the event will run for 30 days or longer (for weekly events), 60 days or longer (for biweekly events), or 90 days or longer (for monthly events).
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 5.2)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Event Policy, Section 5.2)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 3)
All events held in Riverside or Frog Island park are automatically categorized as Class 3 or Class 4
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Sections 2.5 and 3) (check all that apply)
Permit and utility fees may also be required up front with the security deposit.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 3.5)
If food will be prepared on site, distributed or sold each vendor must apply for and receive a permit from the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Department, 705 Zeeb Rd, PO Box 8645, Ann Arbor, or 734-222-3800.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 3.6)
If yes, please attach a copy of your Liquor Control Permit and proof of liquor liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 naming the City of Ypsilanti as additionally insured is required.
The City requires that all event staff handling alcohol receive appropriate training.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 4.1)
Please attach a detailed description of the parking available in the area surrounding your event and how you intend to direct attendees to parking (signage is recommended).
The City does not permit paid parking in any public lots without a license
Written authorization from the property owner is required and must be attached if using school, church, or other private parking lots.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Sections 3.7 and 4.1)
Major street closure permits are $160/per street/per day.
Insurance will be required for all Street Closures in the amount of $250,000 per occurrence, naming the City of Ypsilanti as an additional insured.
If your event will serve alcohol, use streets and/or sidewalks (walk, run, etc), or will use multiple locations, please attach a complete map showing the assembly and dispersal locations and the route plan. Also show any streets or parking lots requested to be blocked off.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 4.2)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 4.3)
The Police Department may require private bonded security for events. The City will assign police officers as necessary and charge the permit holder for these services. The need for private security and/or police officers will be determined at or before the pre-event meeting. The numbers will be determined by the Police Department liaison.
Please include placement of all apparatus listed above in your attached event site plan. Bleachers, benches, picnic tables, and charcoal grills are available for rental in City parks.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 3.8)
Event coordinators are responsible for ensuring compliance with permissible noise levels. Please review the Special Events Policy to determine of a noise permit is required for your event.
No city parks have restroom facilities; Riverside park is the only city park with water service available.
Waste Management sells event trash boxes (55 gallons each, 1 box is equal to ¼ cubic yard). You can contact them at 1-800-796-9696.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 4.4)
Site restoration and equipment removal are required by 1 p.m. the day following your event.
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Sections 1.4 and 3)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 5.1)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Section 5.3)
(City of Ypsilanti Special Events Policy, Attachment D)
As applicable to event, applicant understands and agrees to comply with City ordinances and rules governing events and agrees to make final payment within thirty (30) days after the scheduled event invoice is received for any additional services required. Failure to comply within thirty (30) days shall place the applicant in default status. Further, it is understood that in the event a permit holder is placed in default status, the permit holder will be denied any other event permit(s) for a period of at least eighteen (18) months from the date of final payment and/or default resolution.
I hereby agree to comply with all Federal and State Statutes and with all City of Ypsilanti Ordinances, including the curfew and noise ordinances. I understand and agree that in the event any nuisance or disturbances are caused by the individuals attending the event, the use of the location may be terminated without prior notice by the Police Chief or the City Manager or their designee. I authorize the Fire Marshal to determine the maximum number of persons who may attend this event based on available space. Further, I understand and agree to abide by any additional City requirements that may be deemed necessary to safely operate the proposed event.
By typing my name below, I attest that this application represents my intent for the proposed event to the best of my knowledge. I am authorized to submit this application on behalf of the organization:
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