Noise Waiver/Street Closure
An event that is localized, and intended for the immediate residents residing on the impacted streets, is considered a “Neighborhood Event”. Advertising for a Neighborhood Event is usually limited to flyers distributed in the neighborhood of the event, newsletter notice, posters, email or announcement at a Neighborhood Association meeting.
Note that mass advertising that uses the internet, Facebook, websites, etc. may disqualify an event as a "Neighborhood Event".
In the case of a Neighborhood Event, the organizer / applicant must complete a Local Street/Block Closure and Noise Waiver Request for the event.
All other events designed to bring an audience or participation that extends beyond the residents of a particular neighborhood will most likely be handled through the broader Special Event Permit Application (SEPA) process.
Download the Local Street/Block Closure and Noise Waiver Request and submit the commpleted application to:
Planning & Neighborhood Development Department
Office of the Director
316 N. Capitol Ave. Suite D-1
Lansing, MI. 48933
The department must receive the completed request at least 3 weeks before the event takes place. Submitted applications do not guarantee your event will be approved.
Special Event Permit Application
Download and submit the Special Event Permit Application to apply for a special event permit.
By submitting your request does not guarantee your event will be approved. All requests are subject to event day availability.