All Special Event Pre-Application Forms must be submitted by October 1st of the year prior to an event. (i.e. 2019 events must have a request form submitted by October 1, 2018)Due to staffing and budgetary constraints, not all event requests can be approved. The Special Event Pre-Application Form is used to prioritize events and is not final approval. Applicants who submit the Special Event Pre-Application Form by the deadline will be notified of their status by February 1st.Online Application Steps
A Special Event Pre-Application Form is required prior to the completion of the Special Event Permit Application Packet. Please see above for details on submitting a Special Event Request.For applicants who have received preliminary approval on the Special Event Pre-Application and received a Special Event Request Code, please click here to access the full Special Event Permit Application Packet.The completed Special Event Permit Application Packet must be submitted to Deerfield Township at least 90 days prior to the event. A comprehensive site plan, insurance certificate, and emergency action plan must accompany the application. (Additional permits may be required for specific features of an event, such as tents, signs, generators, etc. The need for supplemental permits is noted throughout the application.)Insurance: Coverage must be a minimum of one million dollars and include bodily injury and property damage liability. If your event is to be held on Township property and you are inviting the general public, Deerfield Township must be listed as an additional insured on the policy. No permits will be issued without an insurance certificate.