Neighborhood Block Party Permit

Neighborhood Block Party Information

  • Applicants must be 18+ years old.
  • Applications, block party closure map, and Neighbor Authorization Form must be submitted at least 30 days prior to your event date and can be made up to 6 months in advance.
  • Please have your permit accessible on the day of the event.
  • A computer kiosk is available at City Hall to complete the application if needed.

Event Fees

Fee Item Cost (subject to change)
Application Fee $150 (Resident) or $180 (Non-Resident)
Sound Amplification Fee $100 (Resident) or $120 (Non-Resident)
Block Party Fee $337 (Resident) or $404 (Non-Resident)

Event Forms & Documents

If you are planning to host a block party, please make sure to get approval from all your neighbors by completing the Neighbor Authorization Form. A minimum of 80% of the households on the closed street must agree to the closure for approval, including units of apartment complexes located on the block.

*Tip: Passing out flyers to invite your neighbor to the party is a great way to get their signature on the Neighbor Authorization Form.

  1. Apply Online or By Email
  2. Apply in Person
  3. Cancellations, Adjustments, & Refunds
  4. Rules & REgulations
  1. Create an Account if you have not submitted an online application with the City of Imperial Beach previously. If you already have an account proceed to the next step.
  2. Submit a Block Party Application . After you submit your application staff will contact you within 72 hours for any additional information and to provide instructions for the next steps. If you have not received a response from staff within 5 days, please feel free to reach out regarding your application.
  3. Go online to pay any required fees.
  4. Once all fees are paid a permit will be issued.