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A. Parks & Waterways
     1. Park Permit
     2. Marine Event Permit
B. Streets & Sidewalks
     1. Block Party/ Street Closure Permit
     2. Occupancy Permit
     3. Parade Permit
C. Event Operations Permits
     1. Temporary Event Permit
     2. Fireworks, Pyrotechnics and Flame Effects Exhibition Permit
     3. Temporary Food Service License
     4. Commercial Sales/ Promoter License
     5. Community Noise Permit
     6. Festival Registration - Tent & Electrical Permits
     7. Carnival/ Circus License
     8. Charitable Solicitation Permit

A. City Services
     1. Temporary Removal of Metered Parking
     2. Litter Removal/ Recycling/ Trash Clean Up
     3. Temporary Water
     4. Electricity
     5. EMS, Fire Prevention, Hazmat, Assessment and DART
     6. Security/ Crowd and Traffic Control
     7. Requesting the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
B. Privately Contracted Services
     1. Traffic Control Devices
     2. Crowd Control Devices
     3. Tents on Public Streets
     4. Portable Restrooms
     5. Grease, Ash, and Gray Water Disposal

A. Securing Park Facilities for Event Use
     1. Advance Annual Reservations                                                                                                      
     2. Riverfront Parks                                                                                                                          
     3. Gated/Private Events                                                                                                                   
     4. Regional and Neighborhood Parks                                                                                               
     5. Insurance Requirements
     6. Refund Policy
B. Site Policies for Park Facilities
     1. Tents in Public Parks
     2. Mobile Stages/ Platforms
     3. Park Electricity
     4. Conducting Sales and Fundraising within Parks
     5. Alcohol Policy for Park Shelterhouses
     6. Banners and Signage
     7. Your Safety and Safety of Others
     8. Emergency Alcohol Plan
     9. Post-Event Site Inspection

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is now offering financial support to local public event organizers to assist with the promotion of waste reduction activities, increasing recycling and composting at events and generating public awareness about waste reduction.

Green Event Guide
SWACO Community Waste Reduction Grant Information 
SWACO Event Waste Reduction Grant Information
SWACO Recycling Container Loan Program Information 


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