Bellingham Event Guide v.2

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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11 Notification & Promotion Required Notification Advanced notification of Special Events is intended to help ensure their success and mitigate impacts to the community. The review team will determine the extent of community outreach required for each event, but generally outreach shall occur as follows: Type I Events: - Block parties as described in BMC 13.13.040 B.2; and/or - Closure of 1 street segment. Required notification: Signature verification form (this form is attached as an appendix to this Guide) Type II Events: - Rolling street closure (short-term); and/or - Requires traffic management (e.g. flaggers, police escort, etc) but doesn't restrict access to property. No advanced notification required Type III Events: - Displaces on-street parking; - Closure of more than 1 street segment; - Rolling street closure (longer-term); and/or - Restricts or temporary eliminates access to property. Required notification: 1) For displacement of on-street parking, post NO PARKING signs: - 24 hours in advance for metered or time-limited parking - 72 hours in advance for all other areas See PARKING topic area for more information about No Parking signs. 2) Signature notification form signed by any parties disproportionately impacted (TBD by Public Works staff) 3) Type II barricade with attached event description placed at major intersections 1 week in advance of the event (TBD by Public Works staff). 4) Posted to the City's Event Calendar and/or distributed through the City's weekly Street Closure posting/email. Promotion The following resources are optional, but may help promote your event and assist with public notification. Promotion of an event prior to the receipt of a Special Events Permit is undertaken at the risk of the event sponsor. City of Bellingham Leisure Guide The guide is produced quarterly and distributed in the Bellingham Herald. Copies are also available at City Hall, Bellingham Public Library, Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, Bellingham Parks and Recreation and online. Contact Bellingham Parks and Recreation for more information about listing your event in this guide. Bellingham/Whatcom County Tourism Bellingham/Whatcom County Tourism maintains a community events webpage where event organizers may post notification of events: http://www.bellingham.org/event- calendar/ City of Bellingham - Bellingham TV While inappropriate for direct commercial programming, you may consider advertising your event through public access programming. For more details contact BTV.

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