Special Events Permits - Roads

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A Special Event Permit is required whenever an event uses a road in unincorporated Boulder County.  Events may include but are not limited to:

  • bicycle races or rides
  • foot races or walks
  • motored vehicle events

Special Event Permits ensure that all events protect the health, safety and welfare of the participants, traveling public, and citizens.

Apply Today

Apply for a Special Event Permit. Applications must be submitted at least 60 days before the event date, with limited exceptions for block parties and filming requests.


View a list of special events that have applied for permits in 2016.

Form and Information


Boulder County Transportation

Special Events Email