How do I obtain an Outdoor Special Event Permit?

Call or visit the Special Events Coordination Office at:
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism
1224 Progressive Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-382-6411
Fax: 757-277-9365
Email the Special Events Coordination Office

Or download the Special Event Permit Application (PDF). For more information, download the Special Event Guidebook (PDF).

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1. Do I need an Outdoor Special Event Permit?
2. When is a permit not required?
3. How do I obtain an Outdoor Special Event Permit?
4. What is the administrative fee for an Outdoor Special Event Permit?
5. When do I need to submit my Outdoor Special Event Application?
6. How long does it take to obtain an Outdoor Special Event Permit?
7. Where can I find a list of Special Events occurring in Chesapeake?
8. Does the City provide barricades for road closures?
9. What are the guidelines and procedures to serve alcohol at my event?