Special Events / Parade Permits


The Pierce County Code requires that the sponsoring organization shall provide a certificate of insurance showing public bodily injury liability coverage with minimum limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence. The certificate shall name Pierce County as an additional insured for the event and it is understood that the sponsor’s insurance is primary over any insurance carried by Pierce County.

Forwarding the Certificate

The certificate should be forwarded to Pierce County Risk Management department for approval prior to final approval of the sponsoring organization's permit at:
950 Fawcett Avenue
Suite 100
Tacoma, WA 98402

Special Event Applications & Parade Permits

To obtain an application for a special event or parade permit, please contact:
Pierce County Planning and Land Services
Attn: Kevin Stender
Pierce County Annex - Room 150
2401 S. 35th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Ph: (253) 798-3713

For More Information

If you need further assistance, please contact the Risk Management office at (253) 798-7462.