Block parties shall not be permitted on designated fire routes
and/or major thoroughfares. This includes, but is not limited to:
Antoine, Emmons, Eureka, Ford Avenue, Goddard, Oak, Pennsylvania,
Vinewood, 3rd, 6th, 10th, 12th and 20th Streets.
In order to
receive approval for a block party, you must:
Completed and sign
a Block Party Application
- Submit the Block Party Petition, signed by 60% of property
owners on the block.
- Submit appropriate fee with application and petition,
including barricade deposit if necessary.
- Arrange for pick-up and drop-off of barricades (see
Barricades will be delivered and picked up at the Applicant’s street
during normal work hours for a fee of $50.00.
may be picked up and returned to the Department of Public Service by
the applicant. Applicants that chose to pick up their own barricades
must provide a $50.00 refundable deposit. Applicant must place the
barricades to close the street before the onset of the block party.
Applicant must agree to pick-up and return barricades from DPS
between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. You may contact the
Department of Public Service by calling 734-324-4580.
Please expect a response time of 1-2 weeks for
approval/denial of your request.
If a meeting is required by
neighbors to coordinate plans, you may contact the Clerk’s Office at
734.324.4560 to arrange for a City Hall meeting room.