Tent Permit

CHANGES TO PROCESSES DUE TO COVID-19

Additional information about outdoor seating requirements during the pandemic can be found here.

The applicant or owner of the premises in which the tent will be erected must agree to conform with and abide by all the rules, regulations and provisions of the City ordinances pertaining to the installation and maintenance of the tent.

Requirements at Time of Submittal

  • Completed application
  • All relevant information as shown on the Tent Permit Requirements within the application
  • Disclosure of Beneficiaries
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance-For City of Naperville Owned Property Only

Special Events

In some instances, Special Events held within the City require additional permits from the Community Services Department and may require approval by the Naperville City Council, which can take up to 60 days. If you have questions about the Special Event approval process within the City of Naperville, please contact

Dawn Portner, Special Events Coordinator

Community Services Department
400 S. Eagle Street
Naperville, IL 60540
TEL: (630) 305-5340 EMAIL: portnerd@naperville.il.us

Permit Application

Click here for the Tent Permit application (PDF). For details on the permitting process, including submittal, reviews, fees and issuance, visit the Building Permits page.