PERMITS & LICENSES

SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT

Permits

APPLY FOR A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT

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All organized groups planning any visits to, or activities on, LA County-operated beaches or in Marina del Rey must first apply for and obtain a Special Event Use Permit.

Examples:

  • Weddings, Parties, or Memorials
  • Any organized activity involving vendors (catering, entertainment, etc.)
  • Any organized activity involving set-up of tables or chairs
  • Field Trips with non-school organizations or colleges

APPLICATION TIME FRAME

The permit must be applied for no earlier than 90 days, and no later than 3 weeks, before the desired event date(s).  However, submitting a permit application does not guarantee your date(s) or location.

COVID-19 Safety Requirements:

Due to COVID-19, Beach Special Event Permit applicants must adhere to all the protocols listed below:

1. All beach clean-up organizers and participants must abide by the Protocol for Private Events, Appendix BB
.     – Applicant must complete, sign, and submit this protocol document
.     – Applicant must distribute the completed protocol document to all involved participants
2. Maximum of fifty (50) participants allowed
3. Event organizer must create and enforce a guest list
4. Face masks required to be worn
5. Maximum 5 hours for event

ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED

Welcome to our NEW ONLINE SYSTEM! 
Please review the following documents before starting the online application:
  1. How to Create a New Account
  2. Step-by-Step Instructions for a Special Event Permit Application

For further information, please call the Permit Section at (424) 526-7880.

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