To begin the Special Event Application process, please complete the Special Event Permit Application and provide it, along with an Event Operational Plan, Certificate of Insurance and applicable permit fee payment, to Community Services Staff.
Special Event Permits will not be issued for events taking place on long weekends.
|Stage 1||Application submission|
|Stage 2||Payment of applicable permit fee|
|Stage 3||Application package review|
|Stage 4||Site meetings and consultations (if applicable)|
|Stage 5||Confirmation of Grey County Permit (if applicable)|
|Stage 6||Fire Department, EMS and OPP approval|
|Stage 7||Final review|
|Stage 8||Application approval|
Permit Applications for small scale events that involve minimal to no traffic control requirements must be received 60 days before the event start date.
Permit Applications for large scale events which involve extensive traffic control requirements must be received 90 days before the event start date and may also require site meetings and additional consultation sessions with Town Staff and other agencies.
The Town requires a Certificate of Insurance from the Event Organizer's insurance provider that:
Special Event Permit Applications will not be processed until a Certificate of Insurance is provided to the Town.
|Type of Closure||Traffic Control|
|Not Required||All event participants obey all applicable traffic regulations|
|Partial Road Closure||Road lane restrictions are in place or OPP escorts or intersection traffic management is required|
|Full Road Closure||Access to a road is blocked and requires approval from Town Council|
Only OPP personnel are permitted to close roads and perform traffic control for events within the Town.
If additional reviews are required for any Special Event Permit Application, where event routes and/or traffic control requirements are altered, a fee of $100.00 will be applied to each additional review.
Event applications can be canceled at any point leading up to the event. However, the following administrative fees will apply:
|Event Name||Permit Status|
|Artsburg Children's Festival||Stage 1|
|Beaver Valley Fall Fair||Stage 3|
|Blue Mountains Gran Fondo Centurion||Stage 7|
|Canada Day Celebrations||Stage 1|
|CIBC Run for the Cure||Stage 7|
|Hike for Hospice||Stage 6|
|Olde Fashioned Christmas||Stage 1|
|Run Blue Mountains Marathon||Stage 1|
|TD Cycling||Stage 6|
|The Growling Beavers Beavets||Stage 1|
|Walk for Alzheimer's||Stage 7|