DEADLINE: 45 days prior to event
Event organizers are required to notify the residents and business that will be impacted by their event. Informing community members about event hours, road closures, parking restrictions, amplified sound, etc. is important so they can plan appropriately.
At a minimum, you must follow the steps below in preparing and distributing your community notifications.
1. Create a notification flyer that includes the content and follows the format of OSE’s Sample Notification(PDF, 153KB). Keep it simple and use this template(DOCX, 46KB) to create a notification flyer for your event and then save it as a pdf.
2. Upload your notification flyer to your OSE application for review, 60 days prior to your event.
3. Once the notification is approved, distribute it by email a minimum of 45 days before and then again, one week before the event to the following. Copy email@example.com on all notification emails.
- Registered Neighborhood Organizations (RNOs) and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) that will be impacted by your event. Go to www.denvergov.org/RNO to find a map, list and contact information for Denver RNOs and BIDs.
- City Council office(s) that represent the district(s) impacted by your event. Find the City Council district map and contact information at www.denvergov.org/citycouncil.
- Denver Police Department District(s) that serve the communities impacted by your event. Find DPD district contact information on the Denver Police Stations webpage.
4. If your event includes road closures and/or is expecting more than 5,000 attendees, hand-deliver notification flyers to impacted residences, businesses and community centers (e.g., churches, schools, etc.) next to and extending one city block from all road closures and event perimeter.