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227 N.E. Lake Road
Camas, WA  98607

Preparation (Application Must Be Submitted 45 Days Prior to Event)

Events can be complex and require supplemental paperwork/permits. Preparation on your part will help it go more smoothly.

  1. Set your event date(s).
  2. Check for conflicting dates 
  3. Know the event address or primary intersection.
  4. Read this page/links to familiarize yourself with the process. 
  5. Review the various forms and identify any additional forms required for your event.


This application process requires various steps:  You’ll need to identify any additional necessary forms and complete them; to be submitted with your application.

Step 1:  Download Necessary Supplemental Forms

  • Click here to review the various types of forms that may be required depending on the components of your event.
  • Save the forms on your computer to email later.
  • Organizing the materials during this step will make it easier to find and retrieve them later when you need to submit them.

Step 2:  Inform Your Vendors (if applicable)

  • Inform vendors and/or licensed contractors about obtaining necessary permits as specified here – Special Event Additional Forms Information.
  • You, your vendor or licensed contractor are responsible for them; may include liquor licenses, temporary food permits, propane tank applications, firework permits, building department permits, etc. 
  • Provide a list of all vendors & their locations

Step 3:  Online Submission

  • When you’ve gathered all necessary forms required, complete the process by using the online submission form below.  A few tips:
    • Be prepared to provide an address or intersection for your event.
    • The online forms accepts the following types of attachments: JPG, GIF, PNG
    • Complete the fields of the application and attach any necessary image


  • After you have completed the online application process:
    • Email all other forms to specialevents@cityofcamas.us
    • Confirm you receive an email containing a link back to your submission file.
    • Save this email! You may use the link to access your special event information.

  • If the online submission process fails, contact the City, (360) 834-5307.

Step 4:  Payment

  • Pay the $42 non-refundable administrative fee. It is strongly recommended that you submit your applications/fees as early as possible to allow adequate time for coordination of City services and reservation of your date and space.

Camas Parks & Recreation
227 NE Lake Road
Camas, WA. 98607

Susan Newlove
Event Permit Coordinator


Phone 360.834.5307
Fax 360.817.1545

Mailing Address:
616 NE 4th Avenue
Camas, WA. 98607
 Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays


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