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Temporary Tent/Canopy Permit Application

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Requirements set forth in the Gadsden County Development Code:

  1. Adequate arrangements for temporary sanitary facilities must be provided.
  2. No permanent or temporary lighting shall be installed without an electrical permit and inspection.
  3. The maximum length of a temporary use tent/canopy permit is less than 180 days  days, unless extended by the building official.  All uses and hours of operation shall be confined to those specified in the permit.
  4. The applicant shall clear the site of all debris at the end of the special event and clear the site of all temporary structures with thirty (30) calendar days after the closing of the event.
  5. The applicant shall provide adequate public parking for the exclusive use of the temporary use and guide traffic to these areas to prevent patrons from unlawfully parking. (No parking on the right-of-way.)
  6. Proof of use or lease of property by owner or authorized agent.

State of Florida Requirements

If it is anticipated that food will be prepared, served, or sold to the general public the applicant must contact the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants and secure any permits/approvals required by the State of Florida.

Fire and Life Safety Requirements

The Building Inspection Department review proposed tent or similar structures associated with temporary uses for compliance of the applicable Life Safety Codes. Please refer to the attachment of this form for a listing of Fire and Life Safety requirements.

The consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted, unless a special event permit has been issued by and approval has been granted by the State of Florida.

I, the undersigned applicant, as the owner or authorized lessee of the above-referenced property, have read and agree to comply with all of the requirements set forth in this application/affidavit, including, but not limited to the fire and life safety requirements.  I agree that if I fail to comply with any of these requirements, Gadsden County will revoke the temporary use permit and I must cease all activities associated with the permit immediately.  I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Gadsden County for all damages, demands, and expenses of every character which in any manner be caused by the temporary use or structure.

OWNER’S/CONTRACTOR’S ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION STATEMENT: Under penalty of perjury, I declare that all the information contained in this building permit application and the representations made in the required disclosure statement are true and correct.

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Describe the temporary use that will utilize a tent or canopy (be specific as possible):
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