The Modesto Police Department regulates and issues permits for specific types of events and various employment permits. Permit applications for events are available at the Modesto Police Department:
600 10th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Permits available specifically for outdoor events are:
- Daily Dance Permits
- Parade Permits
- Recreational Vehicle Temporary Parking Permits
- Searchlight Permits
- Sound Amplification Permits
- Street Closure Permits
Modesto Police Department requires evidence of liability insurance for street closure requests on high volume traveled streets or large public special events, naming the City of Modesto as an additional insured. Applicants will be advised of the requirement at the time of permit application if applicable.
Modesto Police Department works closely with Downtown Improvement District. Any street closure request in the Modesto downtown area requires a minimum 66% approval of those businesses directly impacted by a street closure. All other street closure requests requires sign-off approval by those residents or businesses directly affected by a street closure along with securing, setting up and removing barricades.
The Modesto Police Department regulates employment permits and licensing for:
- Adult entertainment business
- Amusement machines
- Fortune telling
- Taxi drivers
For further information, please contact at 209-572-9679.