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Block Party Permission Form Updated

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Completed Block Party Permission Form should be submitted at least three weeks prior to the scheduled event. For any questions, please contact the Office of the Town Manager (781) 455-7500 extension 201. The Town of Needham reserves the right to approve or deny any application.

ROAD BARRIERS: The use of road barriers are contingent upon permission from the Needham Police Department.

* If you are seeking permission to use road barriers, please provide a detailed explanation for placement and types of barriers to be used.
* Once approved, barriers can be placed in the street with signs, but you cannot block more than half of the roadway. One lane of traffic is required to be open at all times for emergency traffic.
* Applicant will be notified if permission has been granted for the use of road barriers.


* Applicant is not permitted to have any open flame to include fires, fire pits, and grills within the public Right-of-Way. Right-of-Way includes the street and sidewalks.

* State and Town laws prohibit the consumption of alcoholic beverages by any person on the public way, including the street and sidewalk. Persons under twenty-one years of age may not possess or transport alcoholic beverage. Violations of state law and Town by-law pertaining to the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages are serious matters, and are subject to arrest.

* Applicant agrees that the event will create neither undue problems for local traffic nor undue risk to the safety and welfare of nearby residents.

* Applicant agrees to clear the area of any refuse or debris which may result from the activities.

* The applicant listed on this form is financially responsible for any damage and or costs associated with damage, which may occur within the Public Right-of-Way as a result of the block party. The applicant agrees to pay the full cost of repair of any damage to pavement or other Right-of-Way improvements occurring during the event.

By submitting this form, the applicant agrees to the restrictions and liabilities associated with this event.
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