owner of the property where the Special Event will be held has authorized the property to be
used for the Special Event. This requirement includes property used for parking.
2. Standards for Special Event Permits
a. There shall not be more than four (4) Special Events located upon the
same property within the same calendar year and each Special Event shall not exceed a period
of three (3) consecutive days. These requirements may be modified by a Conditional Use
Permit issued by the City Council upon recommendation by the Planning and Zoning
b. The Special Event shall only be conducted in accordance with the Special
Event Permit issued including any conditions or restrictions.
c. It is the sole responsibility of the Special Event applicant to demonstrate
and ensure that public safety, adequate on-site restroom facilities and litter control are provided.
d. The Special Event applicant shall demonstrate that the Special Event will
not cause traffic congestion given the anticipated attendance in relation to the design of
adjacent streets and intersections. A traffic management plan shall be submitted as part of the
request for a Special Event Permit.
e. The Special Event applicant shall demonstrate that adequate off-street
parking is available for the anticipated attendance of the Special Event and that the Event shall
not cause a shortage of parking for any other use. Off-street parking used for a Special Event
must be a solid surface such as asphalt or concrete.
f. The Sign plan submitted with the Special Event Permit Application shall
be reviewed in accordance with Chapter 400, Article XVI Sign Regulations. Notwithstanding,
the Director of Community Development may approve temporary signage totaling twenty-four
(24) square feet in the form of a banner or portable sign. Properties with multiple street
frontages may have such signs totaling twenty-four (24) square feet on each frontage.
g. Upon conclusion of the Special Event, the site must be restored to its
previous condition within 24 hours.
h. The City may inspect, as may be necessary, to ensure compliance with
this Section and all other ordinances relating thereto.
3. Other Requirements
a. No Special Event Permit shall be issued unless all other City, County and
State licenses and permits required for the Special Event have been issued. These licenses
and permits include but are not limited to business license, Missouri liquor license, County liquor
license, City liquor license, County Health Department, City electrical code and fire code. It is
the responsibility of the Special Event Permit applicant to ensure all licenses and permits are
b. The Special Event shall comply with noise control provisions found in
Chapter 230 of the Code of Ordinances.
c. The Special Event shall comply with all applicable City, County, State and
Federal health, safety, environmental and other applicable requirements.