Special Event

Clear Creek County Government regulates Special Events on County roads, trails, and lands managed by the Clear Creek County Open Space Commission under the authority of Resolution number 16-16 for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.

A Special Event Permit (SEP) is required when:

1) an event is proposed to take place on Clear Creek County roads, trails, or lands managed by the Open Space Commission,

2) the event is anticipated to have 50 or more participants, and

3) last for more than 2 hours. Issuance of a SEP is required before any event meeting the qualifications can occur within the unincorporated area of Clear Creek County.

Special Event Fee Worksheet (PDF)

Special Event Application Form (PDF)

Special Event Resolution R-16-16 (PDF)

Special Events Applications will be accepted by the Community Development Department one year in advance of the proposed event but not less that seventy-five (75) days prior to the proposed Special Event date and not less than forty-five (45) days prior to the returning event.

For specific information and requirements, please email Clear Creek County Planning or call 303-679-2430.

Additional Resources

If you are planning on providing food at your Special Event, please contact the County Public and Environmental Health Department to obtain food and beverage service information.

If alcohol service is planned for the Special Event, please contact the County Attorney's Office regarding liquor licensing.