Block Parties / Street Closures

Plan for a successful event by giving adequate notice to yneighbors and impacted businesses and filing proper paperwork with the City of Stockton Community Services Department.

 

Block Party

Gathering sponsored solely by owners, residents, or tenants of properties fronting a street, which causes a closure of the entire street, or a portion thereof, to vehicular traffic and use of the street for the gathering.

 

Street Closure

Gathering of people which causes a closure of the entire street, or a portion thereof, to vehicular traffic and use of the street for the event. Street closures are used for:

  • Parades
  • Demonstrations / March
  • Run / Walk, and
  • Festivals (impacting streets) 

Additionally, your block party or street closure may require police services and/or specific barricades, such as k-rail. This will be determined at the pre-event meeting to be scheduled after the submission of your special event application, deposit, petition, and Traffic Control Plan (TCP) if necessary.  

 

Block Parties and Street Closure Process

Please submit the following:

  1. Completed application and any required attachments 45 calendar days prior to the event to the City of Stockton Community Services Department, located at:

    Cesar Chavez Central Library
    Community Services Administrative Offices
    605 N. El Dorado Street
    Stockton, CA 95202

  2. Refundable street cleaning deposit of $500.
  3. Petition form for notification including: area businesses, homeowners and/or tenants affected by street closure being requested.
  4. TCP for open air markets, festivals, and special events that occupy roadways impacting the normal flow of traffic for an extended period of time. TCP must follow guidelines in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). 

 

Forms for Block Parties \ Street Closures

 

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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 1/11/2017