Special Events

Major Special Event: A Major Special Event requires City Council approval and the application must be submitted at least 45 days prior to the first day of the requested Major Special Event.

A Major Special Event includes an event that meets one of the criteria listed below: 

a. Affects area(s) beyond the City of Port Orange; 

b. Requires one or more roadway closures; 

c. Hours of operation beyond 11:00 p.m.; 

d. Outdoor amplified music beyond 7:00 p.m.; or 

e. Held in conjunction with a regional event (e.g. Bike Week, Biketoberfest, Race Weeks).


Minor Special Event:  A Minor Special Event is an event that does not meet all of the items above as "Major Special Event" and is 7 or less days. If a minor event is proposed and expected to last more than 7 consecutive days, it requires City Council approval and the application must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the first day of the event.

Contact the Planning Division for more information related to Special Events at (386) 506-5601 or [email protected] 

Sidewalk Sale Permit Application (PDF)
Application for sidewalk sales and other outdoor sales events to be conducted in any nonresidential zoning district

Special Event Permit Application (PDF)
Application for a special event (any public or private non-profit event of limited duration that is beyond the scale or scope of everyday operations of the establishment holding the special event)