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375 Printers Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: 719-385-5950
Hours: Headquarters 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Division of the Fire Marshal 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

City of Colorado Springs / Fire / Fire Code Enforcement / Block Parties

Block PartyBlock Parties

Block Parties areparties organized by residents of a neighborhood, limited to a city block, in which the street is closed off and participants eat, socialize, entertain, etc.  In order to hold a block party, a permit must be obtained.  The Block Party program is managed by the Colorado Springs Fire Department and permits are free of charge. The following information is required to be submitted when applying for a Block Party permit:

  • Completed/accurate application
  • Copy of signed contract from contractor installing barricades
  • Notarized indemnification clause
  • Complete site plan

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Please direct any questions regarding Block Parties to the Division of the Fire Marshal, 719-385-5978. 

All Block Party documents found online, along with other informational documents may be found on the CSFD website at