Know the Rules for Holding Community Events
Sedona, AZ (August 18, 2011) – Sedona strives “to be a city that welcomes and accommodates all of its visitors and future residents with a spirit of fellowship” as written in the City of Sedona Vision Statement. To achieve this, the city must be vigilant over the preservation of its natural beauty and live up to the challenge of proper stewardship. Keeping this in mind, it’s important for those wishing to participate in or hold events in Sedona to understand the regulations. Following these tips will help to assure a successful event and avoid any conflicts with City rules and regulations that might jeopardize the event.
If you are planning a major community-based event, a temporary use/special events permit is required. Approval of a temporary use/special events permit requires that the application be submitted at least thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled event. For more information, please contact Code Enforcement at 928-204-7125.
Camping is prohibited within the City limits with the exception of permitted campgrounds operated or controlled by private parties or governmental agencies, including but not limited to the US Forest Service.
The City’s parks and recreational facilities are intended for the enjoyment and use of residents and visitors alike. Posted rules should be followed for all sites. If an extended period of use is required, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department to reserve or rent space at 928-204-7098 or check the website at www.SedonaAZ.gov/parks. A temporary use permit and/or a county health department permit may be required.
The City of Sedona has a business license requirement and a business license is required for any business with a tax liability to the city. Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS) administers the City’s Business License program. If you need to sign up for a new business license, please contact the Community Development Department at 928- 282-1154.
For more information and various links, please visit www.SedonaAZ.gov/visitors.