Residential Block Party Permit

(Updated Oct. 7, 2020)

While we continue to operate under the County of San Mateo health orders due to COVID-19, we are not issuing Block Park permits, at this time. Visit for more information about City efforts and initiatives.

We will update this page once permits are open again. Below are answers to questions during typical operating times.

When is a Residential Block Party Permit required?
If you plan to close your street to vehicle traffic for a festive gathering of neighbors, you are required to obtain a Residential Block Party Permit.

How do I obtain a Residential Block Party Permit?
Submit the following at least 20 business days in advance of the event:

Have more questions?
For more information, please call us at (650) 522-7300.