Public/Special Event Permit

Public Event Permit
A public event, as defined in Ordinance B-805-13 passed unanimously by Burleson City Council in July 2013, is a meeting or gathering held at a specific location within the city limits, which attracts or can be expected to attract more than 500 at any instance during the meeting or gathering. This does not apply to an event or gathering that occurs within or on the same property as an established permanent stadium, arena, auditorium or other similar permanent structure that has sufficient existing and permanent electrical service, plumbing, water supply, sanitary sewer service and legal parking spaces to handle the expected number of participants. Read more...

Special Event Permit

Special events are defined as a fundraising activity or event for non-profit organizations. These events include, but are not limited to, auctions, second hand goods sales, bake sales, parades, and car washes.

A special events permit, which includes a $50 fee, is required. The duration of a special event is a maximum of three consecutive days. The event must include adequate parking and sanitary facilities. If street closures are requested, that request has to be reviewed and approved by the street closure committee. Read more...