Special Event Permit

You need a special permit when:

  • You are hosting a planned outdoor event with more that 1000 attendees or 4 or more tents 700 sq. ft. or larger
  • You are erecting a tent that is 700 sq. ft. or larger
  • You are going to be a Fireworks Stand Vendor
  • You are going to be putting on a pyrotechnics/flame effect/indoor or outdoor fireworks show
  • You are hosting a haunted house of maze

You may also need a permit for a special event from the City of Loveland (if the event is within city limits), Larimer County, or the Town of Johnstown. You can contact those municipalities by using the links or phone numbers below to apply for those:

City of Loveland Special Events Permit

Larimer County Special Events Permit

For the Town of Johnstown Special Events Permit – Call 970.587.4664

A tent permit is required for the erection of 1-3 tents larger than 700 sq. ft.

  1. Download and complete this application form
  2. Complete the application
  3. email to eplan-fire@lfra.org a copy of:
    1. The completed application
    2. Site plan showing the tent(s) location
    3. Flame Resistance Certificate for the tent(s)

A Planned Outdoor Event permit is required for the erection of 4 or more tents larger than 700 sq. ft. or 1000 or more attendees.

  1. Download and complete this application form
  2. Complete the application
  3. email to eplan-fire@lfra.org a copy of:
    1. The completed application
    2. Site plan showing the event
    3. Certificate of Liability Insurance

  1. Download and complete this application form
  2. Complete the application
  3. email to eplan-fire@lfra.org a copy of:
    1. The completed application
    2. Site plan showing the event and effect staging
    3. Pyrotechnics / Fireworks operator License
    4. Shot List
    5. Certificate of Liability Insurance

  1. Download and complete this application form
  2. Complete the application
  3. email to eplan-fire@lfra.org a copy of:
    1. The completed application
    2. Site plan showing the event layout
    3. Certificate of Liability Insurance