The City of Sierra Vista requires permits for any event that is open to the general public and appeals to a broad range of ages and interests that takes place on public property, including parks, streets, and sidewalks. There are two types of event permits, one for organized competitive events and one for community events.

The Organized Competitive Event Permit is required for athletic tournaments or physical fitness events where prizes are awarded. Examples of these types of events include fitness, education, or entertainment. Download the organized competitive event info packet and Organized Competitive Event Permit application.

A community event that appeals to a broad range of ages and interests, such as cultural, artistic, educational, and entertainment, or one that combines two events, such as a race and an exhibition, requires a Community Event Permit. Download the info packet and the Community Event Permit application.