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Block Party Permits
Block Party / Event Permits are issued free of charge by the Traffic Engineering Division for the temporary closing of residential streets for non-commercial purposes. Commercial events, such as races, are also permitted under this process, however commercial advertising, signs or banners are prohibited in the public right-of-way.
Apply Online for a Block Party Permit
This tool will help you find all the documents available online.
Things to Know
- A permit is not valid without the written approval (i.e. signatures on the permit) of the Police and Fire Departments.
- Block Party road closings are not permitted between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.
- The street(s) must be completely barricaded with adequate flashers. A barricade rental contract or receipt is required by Miami-Dade Police Department.
- The permit must be submitted to the Chief of the Fire Department and the Captain of the Miami-Dade Police Department listed on the permit. Please note that the Police Department requires at least 5 working days advance notice.
- If the noise level or attendees’ conduct becomes objectionable to the area residents, the Miami-Dade Police Department may terminate the event, at their sole discretion.
- Permittee shall bear all responsibility for any damages in the public right-of-way and clean up the right-of-way following the event.
- The sale of merchandise or service is expressly forbidden in the public right-of-way.
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