Special Event Permit Forms

Special Event permit forms grouped by permit type

The Special Event Permit Application is required for all large public events in the City of St. Louis. 

Large public events require multiple permits and supporting materials. View the list of possible documents by event type. 

When all forms are filled out and ready for submission return to the Apply for a Special Event Permit Online Submission Form.

Permit Types

Cycling / Races / Rides Documents

Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises. Organizations that need a permit for a propane tank at their event must also submit the addendum page.

Special Event Application
The special event permit application is needed when an organization wants to hold an event in the City of St. Louis that requires multiple permits, involving multiple departments.

Catering Permit Application Requirements
Allows licensees to provide off premise sell of beer and/or liquor for special events

Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
Applications must be submitted a minimum of 2 work days prior to the event. A temporary food permit application may be needed if food will be served at a special event.

Bandwagon, Ticketed Events, and Parks Department Special Events Policy and Procedures
If you are planning an event in a City park, please contact the Parks Department directly at (314) 289-5300 to ensure that the date, time and location for your event is available. Below are the applications and information you need to request to hold a special event in a City park.

Picnic Liquor License Application
The picnic liquor license application is required when not for profit organization hold events and wish to serve alcoholic beverages at their special event. This applies to not for profit organizations only. Catering organization are already licensed.

Street Closing Application for Events
If you will be utilizing any part of a city street for your event, please complete the below application in addition to your Special Event Consolidated Application. This includes use of city streets for festivals, fairs, parades, runs, bike rides, special parking, etc.

Water Wagon Application
Apply for the Water Wagon when your event requires one location with multiple fountains and a sink.

Drinking Fountain (Combo) Application
Apply for the single drinking fountain (combo) attached to a fire hydrant when your event requires water for guests throughout the event site where fire hydrants are located.

Facility Information Request Form
Required in order to obtain information on Water Division facilities for construction or development purposes

Water Service Application
The forms required to establish an account with the City of Saint Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Request to Restore Water Service
Form required to restore service with the City of St. Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Tent Permit Application and Requirements
Please carefully review the documentation included in this page before applying for a Tent Permit. New tent requirements and policy went into effect on August 1, 2018 when the City of St. Louis adopted the 2018 International Fire Code

Festivals / Street Fairs Documents

Mandatory Fire Safety Unit Food Truck and Trailer Registration and Inspection Documents and Forms
All food trucks and trailers that do business inside the geographical boundaries of the City of St. Louis must be registered with and inspected by the Fire Safety Unit on an annual basis. Download and complete all forms first, next apply online at https://stlcitypermits.com/RequestFoodTruckPermit.aspx

Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises. Organizations that need a permit for a propane tank at their event must also submit the addendum page.

Special Event Application
The special event permit application is needed when an organization wants to hold an event in the City of St. Louis that requires multiple permits, involving multiple departments.

Catering Permit Application Requirements
Allows licensees to provide off premise sell of beer and/or liquor for special events

Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
Applications must be submitted a minimum of 2 work days prior to the event. A temporary food permit application may be needed if food will be served at a special event.

Bandwagon, Ticketed Events, and Parks Department Special Events Policy and Procedures
If you are planning an event in a City park, please contact the Parks Department directly at (314) 289-5300 to ensure that the date, time and location for your event is available. Below are the applications and information you need to request to hold a special event in a City park.

Picnic Liquor License Application
The picnic liquor license application is required when not for profit organization hold events and wish to serve alcoholic beverages at their special event. This applies to not for profit organizations only. Catering organization are already licensed.

Street Closing Application for Events
If you will be utilizing any part of a city street for your event, please complete the below application in addition to your Special Event Consolidated Application. This includes use of city streets for festivals, fairs, parades, runs, bike rides, special parking, etc.

Water Wagon Application
Apply for the Water Wagon when your event requires one location with multiple fountains and a sink.

Drinking Fountain (Combo) Application
Apply for the single drinking fountain (combo) attached to a fire hydrant when your event requires water for guests throughout the event site where fire hydrants are located.

Facility Information Request Form
Required in order to obtain information on Water Division facilities for construction or development purposes

Water Service Application
The forms required to establish an account with the City of Saint Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Request to Restore Water Service
Form required to restore service with the City of St. Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Tent Permit Application and Requirements
Please carefully review the documentation included in this page before applying for a Tent Permit. New tent requirements and policy went into effect on August 1, 2018 when the City of St. Louis adopted the 2018 International Fire Code

Fire Hydrant Permit Application
The fire hydrant application is needed when applying with the City of St. Louis Water Division for a special permit for the use of a fire hydrant to obtain water.

Outdoor Concerts Documents

Mandatory Fire Safety Unit Food Truck and Trailer Registration and Inspection Documents and Forms
All food trucks and trailers that do business inside the geographical boundaries of the City of St. Louis must be registered with and inspected by the Fire Safety Unit on an annual basis. Download and complete all forms first, next apply online at https://stlcitypermits.com/RequestFoodTruckPermit.aspx

Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises. Organizations that need a permit for a propane tank at their event must also submit the addendum page.

Special Event Application
The special event permit application is needed when an organization wants to hold an event in the City of St. Louis that requires multiple permits, involving multiple departments.

Catering Permit Application Requirements
Allows licensees to provide off premise sell of beer and/or liquor for special events

Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
Applications must be submitted a minimum of 2 work days prior to the event. A temporary food permit application may be needed if food will be served at a special event.

Bandwagon, Ticketed Events, and Parks Department Special Events Policy and Procedures
If you are planning an event in a City park, please contact the Parks Department directly at (314) 289-5300 to ensure that the date, time and location for your event is available. Below are the applications and information you need to request to hold a special event in a City park.

Picnic Liquor License Application
The picnic liquor license application is required when not for profit organization hold events and wish to serve alcoholic beverages at their special event. This applies to not for profit organizations only. Catering organization are already licensed.

Street Closing Application for Events
If you will be utilizing any part of a city street for your event, please complete the below application in addition to your Special Event Consolidated Application. This includes use of city streets for festivals, fairs, parades, runs, bike rides, special parking, etc.

Water Wagon Application
Apply for the Water Wagon when your event requires one location with multiple fountains and a sink.

Drinking Fountain (Combo) Application
Apply for the single drinking fountain (combo) attached to a fire hydrant when your event requires water for guests throughout the event site where fire hydrants are located.

Facility Information Request Form
Required in order to obtain information on Water Division facilities for construction or development purposes

Water Service Application
The forms required to establish an account with the City of Saint Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Request to Restore Water Service
Form required to restore service with the City of St. Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Tent Permit Application and Requirements
Please carefully review the documentation included in this page before applying for a Tent Permit. New tent requirements and policy went into effect on August 1, 2018 when the City of St. Louis adopted the 2018 International Fire Code

Parade Documents

Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises. Organizations that need a permit for a propane tank at their event must also submit the addendum page.

Special Event Application
The special event permit application is needed when an organization wants to hold an event in the City of St. Louis that requires multiple permits, involving multiple departments.

Catering Permit Application Requirements
Allows licensees to provide off premise sell of beer and/or liquor for special events

Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
Applications must be submitted a minimum of 2 work days prior to the event. A temporary food permit application may be needed if food will be served at a special event.

Bandwagon, Ticketed Events, and Parks Department Special Events Policy and Procedures
If you are planning an event in a City park, please contact the Parks Department directly at (314) 289-5300 to ensure that the date, time and location for your event is available. Below are the applications and information you need to request to hold a special event in a City park.

Picnic Liquor License Application
The picnic liquor license application is required when not for profit organization hold events and wish to serve alcoholic beverages at their special event. This applies to not for profit organizations only. Catering organization are already licensed.

Street Closing Application for Events
If you will be utilizing any part of a city street for your event, please complete the below application in addition to your Special Event Consolidated Application. This includes use of city streets for festivals, fairs, parades, runs, bike rides, special parking, etc.

Water Wagon Application
Apply for the Water Wagon when your event requires one location with multiple fountains and a sink.

Drinking Fountain (Combo) Application
Apply for the single drinking fountain (combo) attached to a fire hydrant when your event requires water for guests throughout the event site where fire hydrants are located.

Facility Information Request Form
Required in order to obtain information on Water Division facilities for construction or development purposes

Water Service Application
The forms required to establish an account with the City of Saint Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Request to Restore Water Service
Form required to restore service with the City of St. Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Tent Permit Application and Requirements
Please carefully review the documentation included in this page before applying for a Tent Permit. New tent requirements and policy went into effect on August 1, 2018 when the City of St. Louis adopted the 2018 International Fire Code

Street / Run and Walks Documents

Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Permit Application
Application for permit to store hazardous materials on business premises. Organizations that need a permit for a propane tank at their event must also submit the addendum page.

Special Event Application
The special event permit application is needed when an organization wants to hold an event in the City of St. Louis that requires multiple permits, involving multiple departments.

Catering Permit Application Requirements
Allows licensees to provide off premise sell of beer and/or liquor for special events

Temporary Food Permit Application and Information
Applications must be submitted a minimum of 2 work days prior to the event. A temporary food permit application may be needed if food will be served at a special event.

Bandwagon, Ticketed Events, and Parks Department Special Events Policy and Procedures
If you are planning an event in a City park, please contact the Parks Department directly at (314) 289-5300 to ensure that the date, time and location for your event is available. Below are the applications and information you need to request to hold a special event in a City park.

Picnic Liquor License Application
The picnic liquor license application is required when not for profit organization hold events and wish to serve alcoholic beverages at their special event. This applies to not for profit organizations only. Catering organization are already licensed.

Street Closing Application for Events
If you will be utilizing any part of a city street for your event, please complete the below application in addition to your Special Event Consolidated Application. This includes use of city streets for festivals, fairs, parades, runs, bike rides, special parking, etc.

Water Wagon Application
Apply for the Water Wagon when your event requires one location with multiple fountains and a sink.

Drinking Fountain (Combo) Application
Apply for the single drinking fountain (combo) attached to a fire hydrant when your event requires water for guests throughout the event site where fire hydrants are located.

Facility Information Request Form
Required in order to obtain information on Water Division facilities for construction or development purposes

Water Service Application
The forms required to establish an account with the City of Saint Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Request to Restore Water Service
Form required to restore service with the City of St. Louis Water Division. More information: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-utilities/water/apply-for-a-water-service-account.cfm

Tent Permit Application and Requirements
Please carefully review the documentation included in this page before applying for a Tent Permit. New tent requirements and policy went into effect on August 1, 2018 when the City of St. Louis adopted the 2018 International Fire Code

Fire Hydrant Permit Application
The fire hydrant application is needed when applying with the City of St. Louis Water Division for a special permit for the use of a fire hydrant to obtain water.

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