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Commercial Use of Public Recreational Property
Dear Commercial Operator:
Section 6.14 of the Encinitas Municipal Code regulates commercial use or professional
instruction on public recreational property. All Commercial Operators using public
recreational property must obtain an annual permit, issued through the City’s Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Commercial Operators include but are not
limited to: boot camps, fitness classes, day camps, yoga classes, nature camps or other
similar activities. The annual permit is $250 and good for the calendar year in which the
permit is issued.
The purpose of the permit application process is to provide City staff an opportunity to
review the Commercial Operator’s proposed plan for its impacts to the general public’s
regular use and enjoyment of the facility as well as maintenance and operations. The
proposed activities potential impacts to parking, other scheduled City programs and/or
events, other scheduled field use, size of group, time of day, day of week, number of
days and location; will also be evaluated on a case by case basis.
In addition to the application, Commercial Operators must submit a copy of the
following: current Encinitas business registration, a $1 million certificate of liability
insurance listing the City as additionally insured and a participant waiver that
indemnifies and holds harmless the City of Encinitas.
Should you plan on operating a business on City recreational property for the upcoming
year, please complete the enclosed application and submit the items listed above, along
with your $250 permit application fee to the City of Encinitas, Parks, Recreation and
Cultural Arts Department. Application submittal does not guarantee that you will be
awarded a permit. Please contact Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at
(760) 633-2740 or firstname.lastname@example.org, should you have any
questions or need additional information, regarding this program.