Welcome to the City of Forest Park's Special Events Permit Office
Whether producing an event or a film, the City's Special Events Office is here to assist you with all aspects of the permitting process. On this page you'll find information, requirements, and suggestions on how to make the process smooth as possible. Do not hesitate to call the office any time at (404)-366-4720. And thank you for choosing Forest Park!
Special events come in all shapes, sizes and types and the city of Forest Park recognizes the quality of life and economic benefits. We welcome and encourage Special Events which builds a sense of community and create an environment that fosters civic pride. Our goal is to work with Event sponsors to help ensure that events that take place in our city are safe and successful, while minimizing the impact of the surrounding community. We hope that you find these instructions helping in planning and preparing to execute your special event.
Apply for a Special Event Permit
Before beginning, check out the Requirements page (Terms and Conditions)to be sure you are informed about what's expected in the application process.
Applications should be submitted no later than 60 days prior to the event date. This allows for proper internal review as well as the required notification to impacted residents and/or businesses.
Please download the Special Event Permit Application
Apply for a Film Permit
You may request an application from the Special Events Office or print a Film Permit Application form. Film permits may be submitted within a week of production depending on the complexity of the project. The Forest Park Municipal Code specifies the guidelines for issuing Film Permits, as well as requirements. You may want to review this chapter before submitting your application.
Please download the Film Permit Application
Submit Your Application
You can scan you application and submit via email. Mail or drop it off in person Monday-Friday,
8 am - 5 pm
City of Forest Park
745 Forest Parkway
Forest Park, GA 30297
Fax: (404) 366-4720
Frequently Asked Questions
Cost- What are the associated permit fees?
Special Event Administration Fee- $50.00
Event Permit Fee- $100 501-2500 persons
Event Permit Fee- $175 2501 and above
Overall- Who can help me navigate the process?
Rhonda Whitehead: (404) 366-4720 or rwhitehead@forestparkga.org
Rhonda handles the intake of all Special Event/ Film Permit applications and coordinates between the different internal departments that review all applications.

City of Forest Park   785 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA 30297  Phone (404) 608-2300

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