According to Section 24-71 of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Summerville, it is unlawful for any person to hold, manage, conduct, aid, participate in, form, start or carry on any parade or public meeting or assembly or picketing, in or upon any public street, park or other public grounds in the town unless and until a permit to conduct such activities has been obtained.
A special event permit is required for any/all organized activity with fifty or more people using publicly owned, managed, or controlled property (including Right-of-Ways).
Application Due Date
Applications for parades/processions shall be submitted no less than sixty days in advance of the requested event date. All other applications shall be submitted a minimum of forty-five days in advance of the requested event date.
Fees and other charges may apply to each application as determined by the town departments affected by the special event and the amount of services, property, permits, etc. that are necessary to assure the event will be held with the health and safety of the public in mind.