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2023 Private Event Permit Application

  1. This form is not a permit. Please read this application in full. Completion of this application does not constitute an automatic approval and does not guarantee that a permit will be issued. Event organizers are encouraged to include maps, plans and any pertinent supporting documentation with this application. Any event permitting questions can be directed to the Town’s Events Coordinator at 508-325-4166.
  3. i.e. Catering Company, Event Planner, etc.
  4. if different than Primary Contact
  6. i.e. "Smith Wedding"
  7. Will There Be Rental Agreement / Lease With Property Owner To Host Event At The Above Location ?*
  8. All events must comply with the 10:00 pm Noise Ordinance. Requests for extension past 10:00 pm must be approved by the Select Board
  10. Will Alcohol Be Served?*
    If No, continue to Step 2.
  11. Alcohol To Be Served
    Only Non-Profits (non-profit organizations or individuals holding the event for a not for profit) are permitted to serve ALL Alcoholic Beverages. For Profit Organizations are only permitted to serve Beer and Wine. Individuals hosting a not for profit event must submit proof that event is closed to the public and that no profits will be derived from the event.
  13. Will There Be Entertainment?*
    If No, continue to Step 4.
  14. Will The Entertainment Be Amplified?*
  15. Will The Entertainment Be Outside?*
  16. All events must comply with the 10:00 pm Noise Ordinance. Requests for extension past 10:00 pm must be approved by the Select Board.
  17. STEP 3: TENTS
  18. Will There Be A Tent Or Other Temporary Structure Erected?*
  19. Temporary Structures Are Subject to Inspection By Building & Fire Dept. Before Event.
  20. Building permits apply when the tent (with sides) exceeds 400 square feet and intended for the gathering or when Tent Canopy (without sides) exceeds 700 square feet.
  21. STEP 4: FOOD
  22. Will Food Be Served?*
  23. Food Service Providers Must Have A Current Catering License Issued By The Town Of Nantucket. If They Are Not Licensed On Nantucket, They Must Be Approved By The Health Department At Least 14 Days Prior To The Event. Any Event With More Than One (1) Caterer is Required to Apply for One-Day Food Permits for Each Food Service Provider Regardless of License.
  25. Effective June 1, 2020, Nantucket's Single-Use Plastics Ban prohibits these single-use petroleum based plastic products from being commercially used, sold or distributed at special events: straws and drink stirrers, six-pack can and bottle flexible yokes, drinking cups and lids, non-compostable plates and eating utensils, drinking water in polyethylene terephthalate (PET or PETE) containers of 1 liter (34 ounces) or less, non-recyclable coffee pods.
  26. Plastic Ban on Nantucket
    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.
  28. 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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