Tent & canopy permit

Permits are required for tents with a square footage greater than 200 square feet and canopies (without sides) greater than 400 square feet.

Tents and Canopies

Permitting is to emphasize safety conflicts with underground and above ground utilities, fire safety, egress, and installed lighting.

This application is a fillable PDF and can be printed and submitted to the Village for review.
Click here and navigate to "Other Permits" for the application form.


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    (708) 366-7629 (non-emergency)
  • 400 Park Avenue
    River Forest, IL 60305
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