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Special Event Permit Application

  1. Event App.jpg

  2. i.e. Catering Company, Event Planner, Festival Organizer, Non-Profit Org., etc.

  3. Host Type

  4. i.e. "Smith Wedding" or "Nantucket Film Festival"

  5. See Below for BEACH EVENTS.

  6. Please list all dates for events at one location only or attach full agenda.

  7. Please attach Full Schedule for events with multiple dates at one location.

  8. Any event anticipating over 250 participants requires a Public Hearing at a regularly-scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting. Public Hearings must be noticed in the Inquirer and Mirror for two consecutive weeks prior to the hearing (at Applicant's expense). Public Hearings may be waived for recurring events. Events anticipating under 250 participants may require a Public Hearing at Town Administration's discretion.

  9. Have You Held This Event On-Island Before?

  10. Required for Bike/Road Race or Walk.

  11. Required for Events with Tents/Temporary Structures and/or Events on Public Property.

  12. Please list all temporary structures, tables, chairs, etc. that will be used for your event.

  13. Safety of endangered species habitat and beach maintenance are prime concerns for any beach-related activity on the island. Nesting birds, erosion and endangered plants exist throughout the island. Natural Resource approval is required to make sure protection laws are not being violated and proper precautions are being taken.

  14. Will Alcohol Be Served?*

    If No, continue to Step 3.

  15. Alcohol To Be Served

    Only Non-Profit Organizations are permitted to serve ALL Alcoholic Beverages. For Profit Organizations are only permitted to serve Beer and Wine.

  16. Will There Be Entertainment?*

    If No, continue to Step 4.

  17. Will The Entertainment Be Amplified?

  18. Will The Entertainment Be Outside?

  19. All events must comply with the 10:00 pm Noise Ordinance. Requests for extension past 10:00 pm must be approved by the Board of Selectman.

  20. Will Event Require Any Road Or Sidewalk To Be Blocked Or Closed?

  21. Will There Be A Tent Or Other Temporary Structure Erected?*

    If No, continue to Step 6.

  22. Temporary Structures Are Subject to Inspection By Building & Fire Dept. Before Event.

  23. Will Food Be Served?*

  24. In consideration of permission to use the public property, facility or services described herein, the Applicant agrees to save and hold the Town of Nantucket, its agents, servants, and employees harmless from any and all liabilities or costs arising out of the use of the described premises by the Applicant, the Applicant's guests, employees, subcontractors, and/or other persons. The Applicant acknowledges that the permission to utilize the facilities is limited to the portion of the premises herein described (if applicable), and that the permission is valid only for the activity herein described. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Hold Harmless Agreement shall be applicable to any claim asserted against the Town of Nantucket, its agents, servants, and employees, and for any loss incurred arising out of the Applicant's activity whether or not such claim or loss extends beyond the permitted type or locale of activity or occurs on a different date than specified. Commercial General Liability is required in the amount of $1,000,000 CSL (combined single limit) with the Town and County of Nantucket added as an additional insured.

  25. By typing your name in the applicant signature field(s), and submitting this form electronically (via email), you affirm that all information contained within this document was completed truthfully, and to the best of your knowledge and you understand that your electronic signature is considered legally binding the same as signing your physical signature by hand.

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