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Special Events Application

  1. TOWN OF BEL AIR SPECIAL EVENTS APPLICATION FOR PRIVATE USE OF PUBLIC SPACE/SERVICES

    (Not for block parties, parades, or other street closings) (Revised: 9/30/09) THIS APPLICATION WITH REQUESTED ATTACHMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED 45 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

  2. Will any signs, banners, or flyers be hung or posted?

  3. A SIGN PERMIT FROM THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT IS REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL 410-638- 4540.

  4. Do you plan to erect temporary structures, such as STAGES, BOOTHS, TABLES, TENTS, DISPLAYS, ETC. for this activity?

  5. TENTS REQUIRE A TEMPORARY USE PERMIT FROM THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT (410-638- 4540). LARGER TENTS MAY REQUIRE A BUILDING PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (410-638-4536). PLEASE CONTACT THE APPLICABLE AGENCY(IES) FOR APPLICATIONS AND DETAILS.

  6. Will any type of sound amplifying equipment or devices be used in conjunction with this activity?

  7. INFORMATION ON TOWN NOISE ORDINANCE, CALL 410-638-4550.

  8. Do you plan to provide musical entertainment (i.e. band, singer, etc.) or other entertainment?

  9. Do you plan to serve alcohol?

  10. Serving any type of alcohol may require a liquor license. Contact the Harford County Liquor Board at 410-638- 3028.

  11. Do you plan to serve food?

  12. A food permit from the Harford County Health Department may be required if food/refreshments are served in conjunction with the event. Please contact the Health Department at 410-877-2305.

  13. Requested services: (Additional charges may be assessed)

  14. Sworn Police (may include crowd control, traffic control, road closures, security, etc.) - OR - Auxiliary Police (no police powers – may include crowd control, traffic control, security, etc.)

  15. Submitting this Special Event Application is not a confirmation to conduct your planned event. Please DO NOT SEND OUT EVENT NOTICES, PUBLICITY, FLYERS, ETC. prior to receiving a letter of confirmation from the Administration Department.

  16. By signing and submitting this application, you and/or the sponsoring organization(s) agree to abide by all conditions imposed by the Town.

  17. The undersigned applicant shall indemnify and hold harmless the Town of Bel Air and its agents for any and all injuries or losses arising from this proposed activity that has led to this application.

  18. Return this application to: Department of Administration, Town of Bel Air 39 N. Hickory Avenue Bel Air, MD 21014

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