​OSE COVID Pandemic Refund Policy

Effective 8.18.20 for all events with original scheduled event dates before December 31, 2020.

Events that choose to reschedule due to the current COVID pandemic will receive one reschedule with no fees assessed. All application processing fees shall apply for all subsequent reschedules.  Events that are cancelled after the first rescheduled date has been accepted by OSE will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

Events that are cancelled by the applicant and choose not to reschedule after the application has been accepted by OSE shall forfeit all special event application processing fees paid.

Application Processing Fees

Please note, other city department fees may apply to your activity based on the services provided. All fees apply to each permit extension/renewal.

SPECIAL EVENT

Select the applicable Base Application Fee from the Total Expected Attendance
<200$50
201 – 400$80
401 – 800$100
801 – 1000$150
1,001 – 2,000$200
2,001 – 4,000$300
4,001 – 8,000$400
8,001 – 12,000$500
12,001 – 20,000$600
20,001+$700
In addition, select the applicable Street Closure Fee:
No Street Closure – An event with no street closures.$0
Simple Static Street Closure Event Fee – An event with a set footprint that is limited to one block on residential/neighborhood streets. No intersections.$50
Moderate Static Street Closure Event Fee – An event with a set footprint that includes the closure of one to three street blocks and/or intersections.$100
Complex Static Street Closure Event Fee – An event with a set footprint that includes the closure of four or more street blocks and/or intersections OR any closure in a high impact area.$200
Simple Moving Event – A moving event that is limited to trails and/or residential/neighborhood streets.$75
Moderate Moving Event – A moving event on city streets other than residential/neighborhood streets and outside of a high impact area.$150
Complex Moving Event – A moving event of which any part moves through a street in a high impact area.$300
Additional Application Processing Fees:
Certified 501(c)3 Non-profit Discount (off base application fee)50% off
Alcohol On Site
     Provided$50
     Sold$150
Clean Zone$500
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge – Half closure or full closure, 24 hours or less$5,000
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge – Partial lane closure, 24 hours or less$2,000
Late fee – Per day and limited to up to five days$40
Change fee (per minor change)$50

 

TEMPORARY PARKLET

Base Application Fee

$50
Alcohol Sold$150
Alcohol Provided$50
Permitted Parklet Extension/Renewal City Council voted to waive temporary parklet renewal/extension permit fees to assist local businesses with their economic recovery.

 

COMMERCIAL FILMING

Standard Production - applications with a maximum of two locations

$50
Complex Production - applications with three or more locations and/or include extensive planning or affect any of the following: street closures, intermittent traffic control, DART route(s), complex scenes, and/or special effects$250
Change fee (per minor change)$50


STREETLIGHT POLE BANNER

Base Application Fee$100
Per Pole Fee$20
Permitted event – First 5 poles at no charge, additional poles will be invoiced at full price (banners must be related to permitted event).5 poles at no charge

Public Improvement District Annual Permit – excluded from all application processing fees. Banners must be related to PID identification.

Certified 501(c)3 Non-profit Discount (off base application fee)​50% off
Late fee – Per day and limited to up to five days​$40
Change fee (per minor change) ​$50

 

NEIGHBORHOOD MARKET

Base Application Fee$100
Per every 10 vendors$25
Street Closure Fee – Simple (1 block, no intersections)$50
Dallas Farmers Market Farmers Market Annual Permit Fee$400
Alcohol On Site
     Provided​$50
     Sold​$150
Certified 501(c)3 Non-profit Discount (off base application fee)50% off
Late fee – Per day and limited to up to five days$40
Change fee (per minor change)$50

 

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION PROCESSING FEES

A certified 501(c)3 non-profit discount off base application fee 50% off
Alcohol On Site
     Provided $50
     Sold $150
Clean Zone $500
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge – Half closure or full closure, 24 hours or less $5,000
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge – Partial lane closure, 24 hours or less $2,000
Late fee – Per day and limited to up to five days $40
Change fee (per minor change) $50

 

Other Expected Costs/Fees

 Fees Related to City Services as Required of Office of Special Event Permitted Activities

In addition to the application processing fees, the applicant is responsible for direct costs incurred by the City in providing required services to a permitted activity; including but not limited to, the costs of set-up, clean-up, public safety, oversight of city facilities and equipment, electrical services, construction, placement and retrieval of city equipment, and other related services beyond what the city would provide to the public in the ordinary course of its daily operations. Some of these costs include the following fee schedule below.

DEPARTMENT

STAFF / SERVICE

 RATE

NOTES

Dallas Police Department

Off duty officer

$60 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Off duty S.C.

$60 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Off duty Sgt.

$65 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.


Off duty Lt.

$70 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Off duty Major

$80 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Off duty Dep. Chief

$90 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Off duty Asst. Chief

$100 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay officers directly on event day.

Marked squad car

$15.69 Per hour

Invoiced post event by DPD. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of invoice.

DPD Special Events Planning Unit Cost Recovery

Invoiced at the officer's individual overtime rate plus applicable benefits.

Invoiced post event by DPD. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of invoice.

Dallas Fire-Rescue

Off duty medic

$45 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay individuals directly on event day.

Off duty supervisor

$50 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay individuals directly on event day.

Off duty Captain

$55 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay individuals directly on event day.

Off duty Chief

$65 Per hour (4hr min)

Pay individuals directly on event day.

Ambulance w/ equipment

$25 Per hour

Invoiced post event. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of invoice

City Hall Security

Security officer

$50.79 Per hour

Invoiced post event. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of invoice

Office of Emergency Management

Activation of OEM Command Center

$1,500 Per 24 hour period

Invoiced post event. Payment is due within 15 days of receipt of invoice

Parking Meter Hooding Fees

One time flat $55 labor fee. Plus $1 labor fee for each meter hooded; and, 70% of potential revenue from each requested meter. Formula: number of meters requested (X) meter rate per hour (X) number of days (X) number of effective hours.




 



Mailing Address:
650 S. Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202


Tel: 214-939-2701
Email:CCTSpecialevents@dallascityhall.com