Block Party Requests

COVID-19 NOTICE:
We are not accepting applications at this time.
The Fairfield Police Department has suspended the issuance of Block Party permits as a result of the current health crisis.  This decision will be reevaluated once State and National Guidelines have been amended to allow these types of gatherings.  
Block Party Request & Neighborhood Petition:

All requests for block parties shall be submitted to the Fairfield Police Department, Special Services Bureau. All sections of this request shall be completed and the form signed by the applicant. Incomplete requests will not be approved.

Upon receipt of the completed Block Party Request and Neighborhood Petition Form, the chairperson of the event will be notified by mail if their street closure was approved or not approved. Questions can be addressed to the Special Services Bureau, Monday though Friday, 8am to 4pm at 203-254-4890.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BLOCK PARTY APPROVAL:

  1. Block Party Request Form and the attached Block Party Neighborhood Petition form must be filled out completely and submitted to the Fairfield Police,Support Services Bureau.
  2. All residents on the street must be contacted and 80% must agree to closing the street. Neighbor contact will be verified by the completion of the Neighborhood Petition form.
  3. Movable barricades shall be used at the ends of the street to be closed and adequate lighting provided if the closure continues after dusk to alert motorists.
  4. Objects such as tents, tables and inflatable games that would hinder free access to emergency vehicles cannot be placed in the roadway.
  5. The Department of Public Works may provide barricades for street closure if they have an adequate supply and with plenty of advance notice.

COVID-19 NOTICE

  • Access to Police Headquarters:  The lobby of Police Headquarters is restricted at this time.  Please call the station rather than visit us in person. The department's business line is 203-254-4800.  Dial 911 in an Emergency.
  • Face masks are required when entering Police Headquarters. For non-emergency inquires, call (203) 254-4800.
  • Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.