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Permits: Tents & Special Events

To acquire a building permit to erect a tent all the following items are required:

Contact Planning & Zoning for approval prior to submitting to the building department for a permit. Some tents require City Commission approval.

Three (3) complete sets of plans

Site plan needs to show property lines, right-of-way, easements, building, structures, power lines, fire hydrants and parking locations and, to scale, the location of the tent

If electrical is to be supplied show from what building, power pole, temporary meter or where the generator is to be located. Include all pertinent details on how it will be protected, etc.

Location of any water sources, if applicable. Call the Backflow Department at (407) 656-5549 if any questions

Drawing showing how the tent is to be adequately guyed, supported and braced

Proof of property owners permission

Flame-spread report

Need to have "No Smoking" signs posted and fire extinguishers as required. Call the Fire Department at (407) 656-4689, ext. 2223 for questions and inspections

Tent will require Fire Department approval and inspection