City of Naperville Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Special Event Permits

Completed applications must be submitted by June 4, 2018

The City of Naperville is now accepting Special Event Permit applications for events occurring during the 2019 calendar year. Applications are due to City staff by June 4, 2018.

All outdoor events held on city property, e.g. streets, sidewalks, parks, etc., are considered special events, as are events deemed to significantly impact the city. An event that requests any of the following actions, which must be approved by City Council, will be considered to significantly impact the city and require a Special Event Permit:

  • Events requiring street closures (with the exception of block parties).
  • Events that require the closure of parking facilities and/or the use of city-owned property.
  • Events that require the posting of “No Parking, Tow Zones.”

Permit applications, as well as a special event resource guide and accessibility checklist, are available at www.naperville.il.us/eventpermit. Completed applications must be submitted to the City’s Special Events Coordinator no later than June 4, 2018.


About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.