Click here for the Special Event Permit Application.
Click here for the City of Dalton Special Event Permit for Alcohol Beverage.
Visit for information on how to submit the State of Georgia Special Event Alcohol Permit.

All applications must be turned in 60 days prior to the event. The application is processed by the Downtown Dalton Development Authority, and must be approved by the DDDA, the Dalton Police Department, the Dalton Fire Department, the City Administrator, and Dalton Public Works. There is an application fee of $25 due upon submission. Fee not applicable to non-profit organizations.

Applications may be submitted in person to the Downtown Dalton Development Authority in the Historic Freight Depot at 305 S. Depot St., faxed to (706) 226-8082, or emailed to

Need help planning your event? Check out this special event checklist! For any other questions about how to plan an event in Downtown Dalton or how to submit a Special Event Permit Application, please call Marketing & Communications Manager Tanner Jaco at (706) 876-2557.