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Ocean Springs Special Event Permit Application

The City of Ocean Springs is committed to promoting responsible economic development and entertainment, preserving our charm and heritage, enhancing our quality of life and fostering a better community for our families. All events in the City of Ocean Springs will be expected to follow all applicable city ordinances, State and Federal laws.

All fields must be completed. If an item does not apply, then put N/A for that item.


*Application Must be received a minimum of 60 days Before an Event.


**There is a $75 Permit Fee - Collected after Board of Aldermen approval** [non-profit fee $25.00]

SUMMARY OF EVENT

Contacts

ORGANIZATION STATUS/PROCEEDS/REPORTING

SECURITY

Ocean Springs Police Department will review the details in this application and determine the need for security.

MEDICAL

Ocean Springs Fire Department will review the details in this application and determine the need for an emergency medical services provider.

ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

ALCOHOL

**No wine and hard liquor allowed on streets***

FOOD CONCESSIONS OR PREPARATION

CONCESSIONAIRE

Transient Vendor License will be need to be obtained from City Hall.

PORTABLE RESTROOMS

You are required to provide portable restroom facilities at your event, unless you can substantiate the sufficient availablity of both ADA accessible and nonaccessible facilities in the immediate area of the event site which will be available to the public during the event. (Note: If event is on city property organizers must use Waste Pro.)

SANITATION AND RECYCLING

Please describe the plan for cleanup and removal of recyclable goods, waste and garbage during and after your event. 

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

INSURANCE

You must turn in your certificate of insurance to City Hall at least 4 weeks prior to your event.

The minimum policy amount must be $1M per occurrence with $2M aggregate.

The City of Ocean Springs must be listed as an additional insured. 

AFFIDAVIT OF APPLICANT

I certify that the information contained in the foregoing application is true and correct to the best of my knowl- edge and belief that I have read, understand and agree to abide by the rules and regulations governing the proposed Special Event under the City of Ocean Springs Municipal Code and I understand that this application is made subject to the rules and regulations established by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Applicant agrees to comply will all other requirements of the City, County, State, Unified Port District, MTDB, Federal Govern- ment, and any other applicable entity which may pertain to the use of the Event venue and the conduct of the Event. In the event that a possessory interest subject to property taxation is created by virtue of this use permit, I agree to pay all possessory interest taxes and the City shall not be liable for the payment of such taxes I further agree that the payment of any such taxes shall not reduce any consideration paid to the City pursuant to this use permit. I agree to abide by these rules, and further certify that I, on behalf of the Host Organization, am also authorized to commit that organization, and therefore agree to be financially responsible for any costs and fees that may be incurred by or on behalf of the Event to the City of Ocean Springs.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564