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Block Party Permit Application

You may submit the form below to apply for a Block Party Permit. A permit must be obtained for all types of special events; including, but not limited to concerts, parades, circuses, fairs, festivals, street fairs, community events, mass participation sports (such as marathons and other running events), athletic or sporting events, and community celebrations and observances conducted on public property or public right-of-way.

Alternately, you may download a PDF of the Block Party Permit Application and submit it to the Los Altos Police Department.

Block Party Information
Please Note: If the number of guests exceeds one hundred fifty (150) people, a copy of neighborhood letter or petition in favor of the event is required.
Only required if the number of guests exceeds one hundred fifty (150) people, a copy of neighborhood letter or petition in favor of the event is required.
Between:
and:
Ex. Between First Street and Second Street
Block Party Requests must be submitted at least 10 days before, and up to one year prior to, the date of your event.
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Applicant Information
Please enter the first and last name (or organization name) of the responsible party to be named on the permit.
Format: (650) 555-5555
Block Party Rules

Please read the block party rules and check the box below to agree.

  • Common construction type barricades, affixed with flashing warning lights must be furnished by permit-holder, or may be picked up at the Municipal Service Center.
    (Note: Flashing lights may be omitted if the street is reopened prior to sunset.)
  • No open fires on street.
  • Avoid congregating near fire hydrants.
  • Amplified sound to be kept at a reasonable level so not to intrude on the privacy of surrounding residents and required by Los Altos Municipal Code Section 6.16.070(B)(2) to be turned off by 10:00 p.m.
  • Area to be left clean with all trash and debris removed upon completion of your activity.
  • No fireworks are permitted.
  • Any liability associated with this block party is the responsibility of the applicant and/or organization.
  • If the number of guests exceeds one hundred fifty (150) people, a copy of neighborhood letter or petition in favor of the event is required.