County encourages function organizers to comprehensive Exclusive Function Application

ALEXANDER COUNTY (June 21, 2021) — As Alexander County starts to love the lifting of

ALEXANDER COUNTY (June 21, 2021) — As Alexander County starts to love the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions with plans for publish-pandemic events, function organizers are encouraged to comprehensive and submit their Specific Event Applications.

Public gatherings bring the community with each other. Exclusive activities encompass lots of forms of community gatherings including festivals, out of doors concert events, sporting activities, parades, street races, and non-profit fundraisers. No matter if the function takes place on a general public road, or in a general public park, or on the courthouse lawn, Alexander County sources (emergency companies, sheriff’s place of work, hearth and health departments, etcetera.) strive to defend the general public in the course of the particular celebration. Quite a few massive gatherings scheduled on non-public home across the county also necessitate the use of county assets.

In an effort to superior allocate taxpayer dollars, a Distinctive Party Ordinance was adopted by Alexander County Commissioners on December 2, 2019. The purpose of the Special Celebration Ordinance is to create a structured course of action for permitting the staging of exclusive gatherings to guarantee proper arranging, satisfactory allocation of county means, and to shield the wellbeing, welfare, and security of citizens and guests attending special activities.

The allowing system turned successful January 1, 2020. A Distinctive Occasion Permit is required for the use of genuine home owned or leased by Alexander County for a specific celebration or a distinctive party on privately-owned house necessitating the solutions of Alexander County. Special occasion allow purposes will have to be submitted at minimum 90 small business times prior to the day of the party. No permit payment is required having said that, a specific event software have to be submitted to keep on being in compliance with county ordinances. A allow software might be identified on the Alexander County internet site by checking out www.alexandercountync.gov/pdf/ordinances/specific-occasion-application.pdf.

Functions prepared in just the town limitations of Taylorsville are also matter to a individual Special Party Permit. On-line access to the Town of Taylorsville exclusive celebration details is www.taylorsvillenc.com/polices.htm.

If you need to have guidance in finishing the Alexander County Exclusive Event Software, be sure to speak to Connie Kincaid at 828-352-7757 or [email protected], or Melanie Millsaps at 828-632-9336 or [email protected]