Outdoor special events are governed by the Special Events on Public and Private Property By-law No. 2013-232 and the Special Events on City Streets By-law No. 2001-260.
For events big and small, the City of Ottawa is committed to providing organizers with the tools, structure, environment and processes to thrive.
The Event Central Office:
- Is the first point of contact for event organizers wishing to host an event
- Leads integrated planning in a supportive environment, reconciles the input of all impacted stakeholders, and ensures organizers and City services are coordinated in a manner that contributes to positive events and their safe execution
- Facilitates event review by leveraging the expertise and experience of the Special Events Advisory Team (SEAT)
No matter the size of your event, Event Central is available to assist you in determining what approvals are required for your event.
You can contact Event Central by email at EventCentral@ottawa.ca or by phone at 613-580-2424 ext. 14613.Event Central
City of Ottawa
101 Centrepointe Dr
Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7