A Special Event is defined as an event, gathering, or organized activity, which is open to the public and may impact public safety. In addition, an event may be considered a Special Event if a mobile food provider is present, if alcohol is sold and/or consumed, and if more than ninety (90) attendees are expected.There are many different types of special events; some examples are organized races, walk-a-thons, festivals, pageants, celebrations, historical reenactments, church processions, concerts, entertainment, exhibitions, parades, fairs, pub crawls, social gatherings, movies or similar events occurring in, on or utilizing public space or which impacts a public space to an extent that the public’s use of the public space is significantly curtailed or impeded.If you would like to hold a special event in Seabrook then you are required by City ordinance to obtain a Special Event Permit. To obtain a Special Event Permit, please complete the form below. Your application will be sent to the Special Events Team for processing. If you have any questions about this process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Per the determination of the City Manager given the city’s limited resources and time necessary to review and issue a permit, no more than four (4) special event permits shall be acquired by a special event holder to one location within a 12-month period.
Enter n/a if not applicable
Please describe your event in detail.
Please select all that apply
If "Other" is selected above, please describe
If you answered, "No, I do not have permission", please secure permission before moving forward. If this is a city-owned property you will need to provide your City Facility Rental Agreement from Public Works. Please contact Natalie Stephens for assistance with securing city facilities. This includes city parks, pavilions, meeting rooms, swimming pool rooms and the Community House.
If you answered, "No, I do not have permission", please secure permission before moving forward.
Please upload a detailed event site map that identifies the general site layout, entries and exits, restroom facilities, parking and emergency access points.
If this is an organized run, walk, biking, or parade event, please provide a map that outlines the route that participants will use.
Events that sell food and/or have mobile food providers present must register their event with Harris County Public Health. In addition, each food provider must secure a Temporary Event Operator under your approved event. Both can be obtained online at https://fsp.hcphtx.org/?kiosk=.
If yes, then please ensure these items are listed within your Liability Insurance which is required.
If yes, you understand that the City of Seabrook will require security service for your event. The number of officers will be determined by the Seabrook Police Department.
This insurance provides protection of not less than $100,000 against
liability for damages to property and protection of not less than $100,000 for protection of
injury or death of one person and of not less than $300,000 for protection against injury or
death of two or more persons in a single accident or occurrence.
Don't forget to pay your Special Event Permit Fee. You may do so online here or you may mail a check to:
Seabrook City HallPublic Affairs1700 1st StreetSeabrook, TX 77586
Not-for-profit events and organizations may request to have the $50 Special Event Permit Fee waived. If you would like to have your permit fee waived, please upload a request letter which will be submitted to city management for review. Please include your non-profit status for consideration.
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