Parks and Recreation Special Event Permits
Special Event Permits
Special Event Permit Application
Please read the Special Event Permit application in its entirety and submit this application with ALL required supporting documents at the same time. Please note that the permit application has new requirements including department head meetings that were not previously required. Contact the appropriate personnel in a timely manor to schedule a meeting to expedite your permit approval process. Incomplete permit applications will not be accepted.
Download the Special Event Permit Application.
Facility Rules and Fees
Facilities are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please reserve a facility as soon as you know you would like to use the space. Facilities should be rented by contacting Parks and Recreation Department at (830) 248-1635. Payment may be made by credit card over the phone.
Download Facility Rules and Fees information.
Athletic Event Permit
Please read the Athletic Event Permit application in its entirety and submit this application with ALL required supporting documents at the same time. Please note that the permit application has new requirements including department head meetings that were not previously required. Contact the appropriate personnel in a timely manor to schedule a meeting to expedite your permit approval process. Incomplete permit applications will not be accepted.
Download the Athletic Event Permit Application.
Theatrical Fire Permit
This permit is for open flame devices used in conjunction with theatrical performances.
Download the Theatrical Fire Permit Application.
The filming permit application will be reviewed by the City of Boerne Parks and Recreation Department head and you will be contacted within 72 hours of the start filming time of approval or denial of permit.
Download the Film Permit Application.
Park Vendor Permits will be issued on a per event basis only. Applicants must reapply for Vendor Permits for each additional activity or tournament.
Download the Vendor Permit Application.
Street Closures and Off-Duty Police
Please note that if you plan to close a street for your event you will be required to meet with the Police Department to discuss your closure and its requirements.
- Download General Information on Street Closures
- Download the Street Closure Request Form.
- Download Street Closure Signature Sheet.
Hiring Off-Duty Boerne Police Officers
The Boerne Police Department has partnered with Off Duty Management to efficiently respond to requests and manage the employment of its off-duty officers.
Learn more about hiring off-duty officers.
Additional Event Resources
Park Fees, Rules, Layouts, and Maps
- Facility Fees and Rules
- Main Plaza Layout
- Main Plaza Layout to Scale
- Main Plaza Layout to Scale with Distances
- Downtown Boerne Layout (Car Show Example)
- Boerne City Lake Park Layout
- Boerne City Lake Park Parking Layout
- Special Events Ordinance
- Parks and Recreation Department Rules and Regulations Ordinance
- Noise Ordinance
- Sign Ordinance
- Mobile Food Vendor Ordinance
Other Helpful Resources for All Events
- City of Boerne Special Event Check List - This document is not required. It is a guide for event coordinators hosting events in the Boerne community.
- Waste Management Dumpster Sizes
- Places to Stay in Boerne
- TABC Website - Information about alcohol serving and sales at your event.