Special Event Permits

A permit may be required if you are planning to organize an event within the City of Brantford. If your event requires City services or impacts City by-laws or policies, you may be asked to attend a Special Event Advisory Team (S.E.A.T.) meeting.

Review the steps below to learn how to get a Special Event Permit. Please have all required forms completed and returned a minimum of 90 days before your event. If you are serving alcohol at your event, please provide required forms 120 days before your event. 

Step 1 – Review the Special Event Standard
The City of Brantford is committed to providing event organizers with an efficient and supportive process that compliments their planning efforts. You can refer to the Special Event Standard at any time to help you throughout the planning process.
Step 2 – Fill out the Special Event Booking Form
Review our Special Event Booking Form and please make the selections that best describe the event you would like to book. Once complete, please submit the form by email, fax (519-759-5975), or by visiting Parks and Recreation at 1 Sherwood Dr., Brantford.

Please note that you will receive a confirmation email that outlines additional permit applications that must be completed and submitted.

Step 3 – Additional Permit Applications

You are required to fill out the Special Event Booking Form first. You will receive a confirmation email that outlines additional permit applications once this form has been submitted. Permit applications may include:

These additional applications can be submitted by email, fax (519-759-5975), or by visiting Parks and Recreation at 1 Sherwood Dr., Brantford.

Please note that submission of any form or application does not guarantee approval of your request. A Special Events Booking Clerk will contact you to review your request. Please contact our office if you have any questions or concerns during the application and booking process.