Residential block events

We require a permit for any event that closes a residential street or alley.

What to know


Apply for a residential block event permit


The cost of a residential block event permit is $50. We're waiving the $50 fee for National Night Out (NNO) events. 2024 NNO is Tuesday, August 6th.


Residential block event permits must be submitted at least five (5) business days before the date of the event. Late applications will not be accepted.

Dates and hours

Block events in residential districts may only be held between 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM, including set-up time.

Street closure

You must provide and pay for barricades and traffic control as part of an approved traffic control and management plan.


You must provide and pay for security personnel according to an approved security plan.


You must clean up, remove, and dispose of all litter, garbage, and recyclable items that are part of your event according to an approved waste and recycling plan.

Contact us

Event or race approval

Shane Morton, Public Works Traffic and Parking Services

Sgt. Beth Mota, Minneapolis Police Department


Shane Morton

Sgt. Beth Mota