CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
304 SOUTH INDIANA AVENUE
KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS 60901
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT
STREET BLOCKS FOR CHURCHES, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, OR
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PARTIES
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT APPLICATION
This form must be completed to receive permission for the following: to have a parade/march/run/rally
on City property; to close a street for churches, not-for-profit organization, or neighborhood association
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS MUST BE MET BEFORE A REQUEST SHALL BE GRANTED:
Street blockages will be permitted for churches, not-for-profit organizations, and/or neighborhood
association parties only.
In the event of a block party, the organizer of the party must obtain the signatures, addresses and
phone numbers of every person on the block, indicating that everyone on the block agrees to the street
Parades, rallies, runs/walks, or public demonstrations require proof of insurance with a minimum of
$1,000,000.00 liability coverage to be submitted to the City Clerk’s office prior to the date of the event.
All applications and attached documentation must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office by the
Thursday prior to the Council sate preceding the event.
**Careful completion of the form will help to avoid delays in processing. It is important that you follow the
instructions and provide clear and accurate information. Submit all necessary documents with this application.
You will be notified by letter if the event has been approved. Do not assume that all aspects of the event will be
approved; you may be asked to make some changes to your plan based on the availability of services and
scheduling of other events. Therefore, you are encouraged not to make any other arrangements for your event
until approval from the City Council has been received**