City Clerk

Special Event Licensing

NOTICE: In accordance with State and Federal limitations on public gatherings in response to COVID-19, the city of Duluth is temporarily suspending the issuance of Special Event Permits. Future updates will be provided as soon as they are available.

INITIAL CONTACT: City Clerk, 318 City Hall, 411 W. 1st St., Duluth MN 55802.

FORM:  License Application (Standard).

FEE:  See Fee Schedule.

TELEPHONE NUMBER:  (218) 730-5500.

ISSUED TO:  Any organizer of foot and bicycle races, parades, or a community event where the street and/or sidewalk need to be closed.

PROCEDURE:  Before filing the application, applicant shall have discussed plans for the event with the traffic inspector in the Police Department.  Applications, with fees, shall be filed with the City Clerk NOT LESS THAN 30 DAYS before an event, subject to the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer and the Chief of Police. Insurance coverage is mandatory for the sponsoring organization.