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City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department

PO Box 1990 Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990


Commercial Activity Permit Application

City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation

Full Name

Full Address

Number of Sessions

Days Desired

Starting Date Desired

Date Picker

Date of Last Session

Date Picker

Are you representing a non-profit organization?

Proof of non-profit status is required to qualify for non-profit pricing. 

Any of the following is acceptable evidence of nonprofit status:

1. a copy of a currently valid IRS tax exemption certificate.

2. a statement from a State taxing body, State Attorney General, or other appropriate State Official certifying that the applicant organization has a nonprofit status.

3. a certified copy of the organization’s certificate of incorporation or similar document that clearly establishes nonprofit status.

4. any of the above proof for a State or national parent organization and a statement signed by the parent organization that the applicant organization is a local nonprofit affiliate.

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A Certificate of Liability Insurance with these coverage details is required:

$1,000,000.00 in general liability coverage

• "The City of Santa Barbara, its employees, officers and agents" (use this exact language) must be lilsted as "Additional Insured"

• Coverage dates include all sessions

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Businesses and commercial entities are required to have a current busniess license issued by the City of Santa Barara Finance Office. To apply for this license, please visit this webpage: /

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