The Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO) is charged with the administration of the permit system for street festivals, block parties, religious events, clean-ups, greenmarkets, promotional events and other events that take place on the City’s streets and sidewalks. SAPO now accepts online permit applications from the public available at E-Apply. SAPO applications are reviewed by the Mayor’s Office, the local police precinct and community board.
Please contact the Community Board Office if you have any questions about the SAPO process, plan on applying for a street closure or event. Once you apply, you will be asked to attend a Community Board meeting to discuss your event. Your application will go to a committee and then full board for a vote. When a decision is made you will be notified.