Due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, and pursuant to Executive Order 2020-59 issued by Governor Doug Ducey and Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting Resolution (C-44-21-089-X-01), select public events for more than 50 people in unincorporated Maricopa County and events for more than 50 people on property owned or managed by Maricopa County must obtain a Large Special Event Permit.
What Type of Events Require a Permit from Maricopa County
Any event that will have more than 50 persons at any one time on property owned or managed by Maricopa County
Any organized public event in unincorporated Maricopa County that will have more than 50 persons on site at any one time and that requires a permit that is special or temporary in nature from a Maricopa County department.
Examples include events that require a temporary food permit from Environmental Services, a right-of-way permit from the Department of Transportation, a special use permit from the Parks Department, or a temporary use permit from the Planning and Development Department. Temporary use permits are required for public events on property that does not have an existing zoning entitlement to host events.
Public events are events held on public or private property that are open to attendance by the general public with or without a fee or charge.