Special Event Permit

Rockdale County Code defines a Special Event as “any organized activity having as its purpose recreation, entertainment or education, such as a festival, carnival, celebration, foot or vehicle race, parade, procession, block party, or similar assembly which takes place on private property, or on Rockdale County public property including public streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way, or parks, and which will affect the ordinary use of such public property through impacts such as street closings, unlawful parking, impeding emergency access, unsanitary conditions, blocking ingress and egress to private property, and similar impacts, except as exempted under subsection 218-2(1).

Please contact the Planning and Development department with questions about exemptions or otherwise.

Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the event to allow all the departments to review and comment.

For more details, please consult Section 218-2 – Special Event Permits of the Unified Development Ordinance.

Special event permit application