Special Event Policies & Procedures

The City of La Crosse will have new policies & procedures for permitting special events held in the City beginning January 1, 2020. 

The City’s goal is to encourage and help coordinate special community events, while regulating these events in a positive manner to ensure the health and safety of participants at the event, efficient management of City services and the protection of public lands and facilities.

Note:  Click on the hyperlinked file number to view the official file.

  • 19-1103 Ordinance Creating Policies & Procedures
    Adopted by Council and effective January 1, 2020. 
    Note:  Information will be sent to all known event organizers before the end of 2019, and our webpage will be updated.

  • 19-1113 Resolution Determining Fees
    Referred to the November 2019 meetings
    Finance & Personnel (public hearing) - Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
        Common Council - Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

If you have questions or seek additional information, please contact Nikki Elsen in the City Clerk’s Office at (608) 789-7555 or email at elsenn@cityoflacrosse.org.