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Applicant shall comply with all applicable City, county, state, and federal laws, ordinances, codes, conditions, regulations, and requirements. The City will notify you should City staff, equipment, and/or vehicles be required to ensure the safety of participants, minimize the inconvenience to our residents, ensure the success of the event, and reduce the public liability exposure to the sponsoring organization or individual as well as the City. All City personnel involved in the advance of, during the day(s) of the event, and after the event may be charged back to sponsoring organization or individual. The Special Events Permit is non-transferrable and can only be used on the designated dated and times. The permit may be required to be posted on site during the event. The City of Waukegan reserves the right to suspend, cancel, or reschedule events.
I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Special Event Ordinance https://library.municode.com/il/waukegan/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=COOR_CH15OFMIPR_ARTVSPEVPA
Detailed description the event including activities, entertainment, use of volunteers, security, vendors, exhibitors, performers/acts, etc.
Please select number of days prior to event the application is being submitted for your fee.
Liquor vendor must apply for temporary liquor license with the City of Waukegan and State of Illinois.
Check all that apply.
Events serving liquor will be charged an additional non-refundable fee. Please select your fee based on attendance and how many days in advance your application is being submitted.
FINAL Master Vendor list is needed from organizer 15 business days prior to the event
Owner Phone #
Location within site Map
exp: Info Only
exp: Food & Liquor
123 Main St
Waukegan IL 60085
Hot Dogs. Tent with tables and chairs. No cooking under tent.
Left side of main stage. 3 rd tent
Per the International Fire Code 2012, Chapter 31:
Approval Required: Tents and membrane structures in excess of 24x24 shall not be erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without first obtaining a permit from the fire code official.
Documentation Required: Site plans showing 12 FT access on all sides of tent. Certificate of flammable resistance for tent documentation required.
Inspection Required: Tents shall be inspected at regular intervals but not less than two times per permit use period, by the permitee, owner, or agent to determine that the installation is maintained in accordance with IFC 2012 Chapter 31.
Cooking tents shall be separated by a minimum of 20 FT from other tents or structures. No cooking permitted under tents open to the public.
Applicant must contact the Fire Dept. and have tent approval no later than 15 days prior to event.
Applicant must contact the building department and have stage approval no later than 15 days prior to event.
All private security must be licensed and bonded. License and Bond must be received no later than 15 days prior to the event.
Must adhere to City's noise ordinance. Chapter 11, Article II. Noise Control
Applications will not be considered without this item. Site plan (reproducible drawing/layout of event) to show the location of the events, tents, staging, barricades, portable bathrooms, refuse receptacles, fencing, parking, emergency vehicle access (20 foot minimum width), other structures, etc.Applications will not be considered without this item.
Letter from property owner providing permission for use of the property for the event, if applicable. (The description letter and permission letter may be combined if the owner and applicant are the same.) Signed written or typed letter must be received no later than 15 days prior to the event.
Parking permission letter(s) are required from adjacent property owners for supplemental parking if the event requires additional parking. Signed written or typed letter must be received no later than 15 days prior to the event.
Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Waukegan as an additional insured as well as date, time, location, event name and description of the event taking place. Policy limits should have amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $4,000,000 total aggregate limits. Certificate of Insurance must be received no later than 15 days prior to the event.
Applications will not be considered without this item. Please upload your insurance document. On all certificates they should include the city as additional insured as well as show the dates/times/location of the event. It should also give a description of the event taking place
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