Block Party - is defined as a planned gathering of persons in which a public street will be closed that is sponsored by a business, place of worship, non-profit organization or community interest group.
• The block party may encompass an area of no greater than one block and the sponsoring organization must be located in that area. Block parties may have no more than 500 attendees at any one time.
Events will be restricted during the time period from one week before through one week after the Spring and Fall High Point Market; and on any recognized City Holiday.
Do not announce, advertise or promote your event until you have completed and submitted this application and you have received approval from the City of High Point. The submission of a permit application does not constitute automatic approval or a guarantee of eligibility.
(Applicant must reside in the area to be blocked off or be an authorized representative of the business, place of worship, or other entity sponsoring the block party.)
(Please be specific; state from X Street to Y Avenue or from Address A to Address B)
The applicant /event sponsor is responsible for notifying all property owners/residents of the event details prior to submitting this application. The applicant/event sponsor must provide assurance that all affected owners/residents in the area to be blocked off have been advised of the event and that all are in agreement with the closure for the requested date and time (see Block Party Application Consent Record).
Any opposition by property owners/residents with direct frontage and/or access to the street to be closed may result in permit denial. Addresses, contact information (phone or email), and signature for each must be attached to this application. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will be denied.
The City of High Point Signs and Markings Division will deliver barricades to the address listed above (unless otherwise stated) on the Thursday before the event and will pick up barricades the Monday following the event.
The application/event sponsor shall be responsible for the appropriate use of these devices and shall also be held financially responsible for their maintenance during the event and for any loss thereof. Damaged or unreturned items will be billed to the applicant/event sponsor accordingly based on a current replacement cost schedule.
*ALL TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES PROVIDED WILL MEET MUTCD SPECIFICATIONS
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
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