Special Events Permit

If your group or organization is having a "Special Event" that will take place on City roadways or City parks and property, please review the City of St. Thomas Special Events Manual.

Note: An application must be submitted to the Special Events Committee even if it is an annual event.

Special Events Application Form to be filled out, printed off and submitted to the Clerk's Department

Southwestern Public Health - Special Events Notification

Accessibility Directorate of Ontario - Planning Accessible Special Events

AGCO - Planning Special Events

AGCO - Application for a Special Occasion Permit

City of St. Thomas Municipal Alcohol Policy

Application for Temporary Exemption to Animal Control By-law

Right of Way Occupancy Permit

Tent Building Permit

If your organization requires traffic control through St. Thomas Police Services, please visit http://www.stps.on.ca/services/#paidduty 

Hydro Inspection www.esasafe.com

If your group or organization is organizing an event that will include a temporary performance/event structure, please read this.

Submitting Your Application

After reviewing the Manual, please fill out the Special Events Application Form, print it and submit it to the City by mail or in person to:

City Clerk's Department
545 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 3V7

Phone: (519) 631-1680 ext. 4121 Fax: (519) 633-9019
Email: [email protected] 

After submission, the Committee Secretary will contact you with the time and date of the next meeting that you should attend. At this meeting, representatives will be in attendance from Police Services, Fire Services, Southwestern Public Health, Parks, Recreation and Property Management, Treasury Department, Public Works (Traffic and Parking), EMS, the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee, the Downtown Development Board, and the Tourism Office to discuss your plans.