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• Submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure your location can be secured and services and permits can be acquired. Always contact the special park use unit at (408) 793-6500 to confirm park availability before submitting the One Start Outdoor Special Event Application.
• Applications may be submitted a year in advance and in some cases up to two years in advance; the earliest application submittal is always recommended; the latest an application may be received is 45 days prior to the first proposed event day.
• Before starting the application process review the elements of a completed application.
• Failure to submit a completed application may result in lost venue choices, preferred event days and in some cases, additional departmental fees.

To complete the application:
  1. click on the link below
  2. save the application as a pdf to your desktop
  3. fill out the application by typing into the blue fields
  4. print and sign the application.
  5. Scan the completed application and email to  or fax the application to 408-971-2597

Event information will only be retained by following the above instructions and submittal process. 

Outdoor Special Event Permit Application