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Permits, Applications, Licenses

Select a header below and click to see the entire list of permits, applications, licenses or informational documents. Select the one you need and click it's link. From there you can either, download, print or bookmark your choice.


Community Site Permit Application

A community Site Event is a temporary event, gathering, or organized activity on any City street, public property, or in any City park, building, or another facility when the use of a site is desired by a community or group of citizens but no disruption of other citizen's passage occurs, or any use of City services is needed.

This application is free of charge, no security deposit is required, and it must be filed within 30 days of the planned event.
Other documents must be submitted with your application, including:

If you are looking to reserve a park pavilion, playground or a field house, go to or call Lizette Pizarro 610-655-6201; e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Parks and playgrounds are managed separately by the Reading Recreation Commission


Questions? For additional information, please contact:

Police Traffic Office 610-655-6294
Citizen Service Center 1-877-727-3234
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Before completing this application please refer to the "Event Permit Guidelins" webpage.



An Electronic Form is in development and will be available soon, until then please use this PDF form for your event.

Click and download form,

Get Permit Application Form Here

It can be filled out electronically and returned by email to:
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Or Printed and filled out then mailed/delivered to:
Audra E. Schreiner
Traffic Secretary
Reading Police Traffic Law Enforcement Unit
City of Reading
815 Washington Street | Room 1-18
Reading, PA 19601




MAY 11th - The City of Reading is now accepting Special Event Permit Applications for events happening on May 31st and forward!
Please read carefully.


Events must comply with mask-wearing per state orders and applicable safety requirements. Applicants are responsible for following and enforcing State and CDC guidelines.


Wolf Administration lifts mitigations orders on Memorial Day
Should you have any questions, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.


To access updated State guidelines, go to



11 DE MAYO - ¡La Ciudad de Reading está ahora aceptando Solicitudes de Permisos para Eventos Especiales para eventos que ocurran el 31 de mayo en adelante!
Por favor lea cuidadosamente.


Los eventos deben cumplir con el uso de mascarillas según las órdenes estatales y los requisitos de seguridad aplicables. Los solicitantes son responsables de seguir y hacer cumplir las guías estatales y de los CDC.


La administración del Gobernador Wolf levanta las órdenes de mitigación en Memorial Day
Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con la línea directa del Departamento de Salud de Pensilvania al 1-877-724-3258.


Para acceder a las guías de estatales más actualizadas, vaya a