Rule 1: Some Special Event Applications may require a legal review prior to approval/disapproval which may delay processing time. Any applicant may come and participate in the review process. It is not mandatory. The Special Events Application Review Committee meets every Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. Inside the Intergovernmental & Public Affairs Office, Second Floor, Room 217B, Municipal Building (City Hall) located at 300 North Main Street, Hopewell, Virginia 23860.
Rule 2: All Special Event Application Requests require an Insurance Certificate naming the City as a Co‐Insurer unless a waiver is requested and granted by the City Manager or his designated representative. The Public Works Department has very limited resources, please contact them (804) 541‐2341 in advance to ascertain what if any materials and or equipment might be available.
Rule 3: To request Police Officers at an event, please fill out the attached request form and forward it to the Hopewell Police Department.
Rule 4: To request Barricades and Road Signs, please coordinate placement with the Department of Public Works. Regarding alcohol permits, you must contact the Commissioner of the Revenue's office.