Special Events Application 

*This page includes all of the necessary information required to submit a complete Special Events Application 

  • A Special Events Permit is required for events that:  

  • Are expected to draw a large number of people due to their nature, interest, location, promotion or any combination of similar influences. 

  • Are held on public property or on private property that affects public property. 

  • Require support and or resources from the City of North Tonawanda. 

  • All applications must be completed in-full at least 45 days prior to the event. 

The following documents are required to complete your electronic submission for all events: 

  • Signed Hold Harmless Agreement. 

  • Certificate of Insurance naming the City of North Tonawanda as additional insured as well as any managing partner of the venue. 

If applicable to your event, the following documents may be required to complete your submission: 

  • Map of Garbage/Recycling Tote drop-off placement. 

  • Map of the event location in a City of North Tonawanda Park. 

  • Map of motorcade route and turn-by-turn directions. 

  • Detailed floor plan including placement of tents, stages, or any significant structure. 

The following documents must be submitted if you are serving alcohol at your event: 

  • Copy of SLA Certificate or Completed SLA Application. 

  • Copy of SLA Landlord Authorization Form. 

If you are selling food, you must also apply for a Temporary Food Establishment Permit from the Niagara County Health department and include the permit in this application: 

  • Niagara County Temporary Food Establishment Permit. 

*Please include with your application a detailed security plan (If Applicable) and insurance certificate. Applications are to be submitted 60 days prior to the event on the North Tonawanda website under the special events page. Visit: www.NorthTonawanda.org

*Please be advised our Police Chief and/or Fire Chief may require additional Police or Fire Security/Safety that could result in a cost on the event organizer by The City of North Tonawanda. Applicant will be notified of any costs prior to final approval.

* Please provide a site plan/aerial, sketch, drawing, etc. to indicate locations of items related to proposed event. (This may include but is not limited to: Street Closures, Locations of Porter Johns, Stage(s), Beer Tents, Food Stands, Temporary obstructions, or other)

The City will review and be in contact with you after the application is received in regard to approval. 

Please Begin Your Application Here


Hold Harmless Agreement

Insurance Agreement