Special and Outdoor Events
Permits and Fees
Event permit applications are submitted to:
Director of Parks and Recreation
Weston Community Center
20200 Saddle Club Road
Weston , FL 33327
Phone: 954-389-4321 Fax: 954-389-5430
Activities that require a special PRIVATE PROPERTY event permit:
An event permit is required for any event, meeting, activity, or gathering held on private property in a non-residential area, where the event substantially inhibits the usual flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on the surrounding public property, or preempts use by the general public, attracting 50 or more persons.
An event shall include but not be limited to festivals, carnivals, concerts, parades, walks, races, fundraising sales and similar gatherings, grand opening promotions, and city co-sponsored events.
Events or activities held on private property, having no impact on public property or the public as described above do not require an event permit, however, if they include a tent or any other temporarily erected structure, the proper building permit is required.
Activities that require a special PUBLIC PROPERTY event permit:
A public property event permit is required for any event, meeting, activity, gathering or group of persons, having a common purpose, design or goal upon any public facility, street, sidewalk, alley or park that shall attract 50 or more persons. No more than one special event shall be permitted at any park at one time.
A special public property event permit is required to perform a variety of activities or erect any
structures on public property. A list of those requirements is found in Section 94.01 of the Weston
Code of Ordinances.
Call the Weston Community Center at 954-389-4321 for additional information or inquiries
Special events that include the use of tents, cooking and electrical power may need to obtain permits from the Building Department and/or the Fire Marshal's Bureau. These agencies also charge a special event permit fee separate from the City of Weston fee that is listed below.