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    Special Event Permit Office

    Public Works Building
    201 N Stone Av, 4th Floor
    Tucson AZ 85701

    Phone: (520) 724-6410

    If you have questions about obtaining a Special Event Permit or status of your application call (520) 724-6410 or email us.

    Help is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    Special event permits are required to conduct, manage, or sponsor any organized special event within a public street or right-of-way in Pima County.

    Special event permit applications shall be submitted at least 90 days prior to the special event. Every permit shall require the applicant to obtain and maintain Commercial General Liability insurance with limits not less than $2,000,000.00 per occurrence and $2,000,000.00 aggregate covering claims arising from bodily injury, including death or property damage alleged to have been caused or contributed to by the special event. “Pima County and its districts” shall be named as additional insureds on the policy. Pima County’s Risk Manager may require increased coverage limits and other types of insurance based upon the nature of the special event.

    Special Event Permit applications are filled out and submitted through the Permitting Customer Portal
    To start the application process select “Create an Application” from the “Building, Septic, Floodplain, ROW & related Construction Permits” section.

    The permit application shall include a Certificate of Insurance (COI) and a Traffic Control Plan (TCP) prepared by a barricade company.
    Some events may be required to hire off-duty law enforcement.

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    Kathryn Skinner, P.E.

    201 N. Stone Ave., 4th Fl.
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    Phone: (520) 724-6410
    Fax: (520) 724-6439

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