Special Events

Special Events Ordinance

Click here to view the City of Lancaster Special Events Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2004-06-18).

Special Event Application

Complete the Special Event Application online.

Application Process

If you would like to hold a special event in Lancaster, submit your completed Special Event Application to the Community Relations Division. This can be done online or a hard copy of the application can be provided to you at City Hall located at 211 N. Henry Street

A non-refundable $25 application fee will also be required except when noted. Applications must be submitted 30 days prior to the date and time of the scheduled special event.

Application Review

All applications will be reviewed by the Special Events Review Committee. Applicants will be notified regarding the disposition of the application.

More Information

If you have questions or need additional information, contact the Community Relations Division at 972-218-1300 or Email