Special Functions

The City of Palmetto recognizes that public events are a vital component of a vibrant community and benefit community residents, event participants, and the event sponsors.  A Special Event Permit is required if:


  • The use of City streets or sidewalks is requested, 
  • The use of City equipment or personnel is requested, 
  • Promotion or sales activities are planned on City property, 
  • Outdoor events held on City property expecting an attendance of 75 people or more, and 
  • Indoor events planned in City buildings where no building capacity has been established.  


See the below packet for additional details. If you have further questions, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 941.723.4570 or send an email to specialfunctionpermit@palmettofl.org

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