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Permits

Special Event Permits

Individuals, organizations and agencies wishing to conduct public gatherings on City of Greenville property are required to obtain a permit. This includes: block parties, concerts, parades, carnivals, park events, races, road closings, performances, filming, ceremonies and festivals. A Special Event Permit Application must be filled out and returned 15 - 60 business days prior to the start of the event.

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For further assistance please contact Special Events Manager Beth Rusch at (864) 467-4485.

Encroachment Permits

A permit is required for anyone who operates an outdoor café or has an A-Frame sign on the sidewalks or public property in the Zoned C-4 District of the City. For further assistance, contact Will Young at 864-467-4484. Please view the below applications.
Renewals of Current Encroachment Permits - 2014-2015 Permit (from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015)

Street Performance Permits

Individuals wishing to perform for gratuities on City owned or operated sidewalks, plazas, parks and other public spaces are required to obtain a street performance permit at least 24 hours prior to performing. Street performance means acting, singing, playing one or more musical instruments, dancing, miming, juggling, unicycling, stilt walking, doing magic tricks, reciting, imitating statues and engaging in similar acts of entertainment. Performances with flames or fireworks are excluded without written authorization from the City Fire Marshal. Performances with knives, daggers, swords and similar sharp instruments are excluded without written authorization from the Greenville Police Department. Performances with chalk drawings on sidewalks are excluded without written authorization from the City’s Public Works Department Director. Performances with live animals are excluded. For more information, please review the Street Performance Ordinance and Application, or contact the Special Events division at 864-467-4494.
Street Performance Ordinance
Street Performance Permit Application



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Contact

Will Young
Special Event Manager
864-467-4485