Insurance: Special Events Insurance is
required for all Street Closure Permits, and all Park Permits
that are open to the public, and/or have amplified sound, and/or
have an expected attendance of 100 people or more.
The City of Chico has partnered with Gales
Creek to provide affordable Special Events Insurance that
meets the City’s insurance requirements for Park and Street
Closure Permits. Use the “Apply Online Now” button on the middle
of the page to receive the discounted public agency rates.
It is not a requirement of the City of Chico that Special Events
Insurance be purchased through Gales
Donations to the Park Division are deposited in a dedicated fund
utilized only for Bidwell Park and the City’s Greenways.
Donations are tax deductible because they are used solely for
public purpose (IRS Publication 526 (2012), p. 2).