Host a Community Block Party

Are you planning a block party in your neighborhood? A block party is a great way to celebrate and encourage stronger communities. To support that the City can help you close the road during your party.

Online Form

Select a date for your party

Determine the day you and your neighbors want to close the road for a party.

Contact your neighbors

Closing the road can be an inconvenience, so we ask that you get permission from the majority of your neighbors to have your party. The City needs to see written permission from at least 51% of the households on your block to close the road.

Apply online

Be prepared to pay a non-refundable $20 processing fee. Once you have collected your signatures, you can apply for the permit online.

Complete the block party permit application

City staff will review your application

 We will notify you with in 4 business days when a decision is made. If approved, the City will deliver the barricades (road closure signs) you need before your party.

Put out barricades to close the road

On the day of the party, put out the barricades to close the road. After the party, remove the barricades and return them to where they were dropped off by the City.

Paper Form

Select a date for your party

Determine the day you and your neighbors want to close the road for a party.

Contact your neighbors

Closing the road can be an inconvenience, so we ask that you get permission from the majority of your neighbors to have your party. The City needs to see written permission from at least 51% of the households on your block to close the road. We recommend using this form as you create your petition.

Complete the Block Party Application

Download the application here and print or scan to submit

Don't have a printer? Don't worry! You can complete the form in our office.

Mail your application

Mail your application to us at the address listed in the Contact Us section.

City staff will review the application

 We will notify you with in 4 business days when a decision is made. If approved, the City will deliver the barricades (road closure signs) you need before your party.

Put out barricades to close the road

On the day of the party, put out the barricades to close the road. After the party, remove the barricades and return them to where they were dropped off by the City.

Phone

Select a date for your party

Determine the day you and your neighbors want to close the road for a party.

Contact your neighbors

Closing the road can be an inconvenience, so we ask that you get permission from the majority of your neighbors to have your party. The City needs to see written permission from at least 51% of the households on your block to close the road. We recommend using this form as you create your petition.

Call us to complete the form

Call us at the number listed in the Contact Us section for help completing the form.

City staff will review the application

We will notify you with in 4 business days when a decision is made. If approved, the City will deliver the barricades (road closure signs) you need before your party.

Put out barricades to close the road

On the day of the party, put out the barricades to close the road. After the party, remove the barricades and return them to where they were dropped off by the City.

In Person

Select a date for your party

Determine the day you and your neighbors want to close the road for a party.

Contact your neighbors

Closing the road can be an inconvenience, so we ask that you get permission from the majority of your neighbors to have your party. The City needs to see written permission from at least 51% of the households on your block to close the road. We recommend using this form as you create your petition.

Complete the Block Party Application

Download and print the Community Block Party Application here

Don't have a printer? Don't worry! You can complete the form in our office.

Visit our office

We are located on the 2nd floor of the Traffic Safety building on the corner of Wealthy and Market found at the address listed in the Contact Us section. Our office hours are 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

City staff will review the application

We will notify you with in 4 business days when a decision is made. If approved, the City will deliver the barricades (road closure signs) you need before your party.

Put out barricades to close the road

On the day of the party, put out the barricades to close the road. After the party, remove the barricades and return them to where they were dropped off by the City.