Special Event Permits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 - DUE TO COVID-19, the Department of Community Development will not be physically open to the public, but DCD’s staff will be available through phone and emails.

3/2/2021 Update: The City may accept Special Event Permits applications on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Justin Rowland prior to making an application: justin.rowland@ci.bremerton.wa.us, direct line 360-473-5279, or the main line 360-473-5275.

Municipal Code Requirements

Bremerton Municipal Code 5.36 requires that any person, firm, company or corporation running, managing, operating or conducting any circus, parade, carnival games/rides, street fairs, sidewalk sales, or other promotional activity within the city must 1st obtain a regulatory license in addition to a business license.

Forms and Application

Submit the completed Special Event Permit Application at least 90 days prior to the start date of your event. Additional Attachments and Addendums must also be submitted prior to the due date. Special Event Permit cost $100 per event.

For More Information

Contact the Tax and License Division at 360-473-5311 or 360-473-5298 or email the division.