Plan an Event
Plan an Event
Thank you for your interest in holding an event or activity with the City of Markham. Our Special Event team is available to assist in the coordination of local activities and events, making it easier for you to get the support you need – from picnic tables to road closures.
Application Submission Process
- Fully complete and sign the required forms
- If your event or activity will include the use of public property – including sidewalks, pathways and parks – you must complete an Event Application Form.
- Send the completed document to Markham’s Special Event team at:
- email@example.com OR
- Fax 905.475.4741
- Once received, a Special Event team member will review the completed and signed application forms.
- The event organizer will be contacted by a member of the Special Event team to confirm if your event has been approved, or if we need more information.
Civic Centre Events
To book a room in the Markham Civic Centre for a small community meeting for less than 80 attendees, please complete the online Civic Centre Room Booking Form.
For more information or clarification on the application process, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.477.7000 ext. 3797.
City of Markham Forms
- Banner Specifications [PDF]
- Civic Centre Flag Raising and Flag Protocol Policy [PDF]
- Civic Centre Public Spaces Policy
- Fire and Emergency Services Safety Requirements [PDF]
- Public Notification Notice Fact Sheet - Sample [PDF]
- Street Party Signature Form [PDF]
- Traffic Management Plan - Sample [PDF]
- Zero Waste Policy - Food and Catering Services [PDF]
Electrical Safety Authority Forms
- ESA Application [PDF]
- ESA - Entertainment Application Form [XLXS]
- ESA Fee Schedule [PDF]
- ESA Planning Guide - Entertainment [PDF]
Ministry of Transportation Forms
York Region Forms
- York Region - Road Occupancy Permit [PDF]
- York Region - Road Signs Permit Application [PDF]
- York Region - Event Traffic Management Plan Information Sheet [PDF]
- York Region - Health - Application Form for Organizers [Word]
- York Region - Health - Application Form for Vendors [Word]
- York Region - Health - Special Events Guidelines [PDF]