The Tents, Canopies and Temporary Membrane Structures permit is for the temporary erection of structures that are air-inflated, air-supported, cable or frame-covered, enclosures, shelters, constructed of fabric or pliable materials with or without sidewalls. Permits are required for tents with sides, membrane structures and temporary stage canopies that exceed 400 square feet. This permit also applies to tents without sides that are more than 700 square feet.
Important Things to Know
- Structures cannot be erected for more than 180 days within a 12 month period on a single premises.
- Primary use of tent, canopy and/or other membrane structure will need to be indicated in the application process.
- Fire department access roads cannot be blocked by tents, canopies and/or other membrane structures.
- If the structure is being used as a cooking tent, other requirements will apply.
Before applying for this permit, please have the following materials ready: