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 **COVID-19 Response**   The following official announcements have been made by the city in regards to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)   In an effort to minimize the visits to City Hall, please use our online services for paying your water bill

Avondale is following guidance provided by the state Governor’s Executive Orders: Effective Sunday, June 21, 2020 the wearing of face coverings by employees and customers will be required in all city facilities,  retail establishments, convenience stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, gyms, indoor sports or activity facilities, and medical offices. Additionally, these businesses will be required to post notice of these requirements at their entrances. (see more: COVID-19 Response)


Special Event Permit(s)

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 *NEW* Special Event Portal 
You may now submit special event applications through our Public Records & Special Events Portal. Please complete the PDF Special Event Application form (located below) and upload the document through the portal. 


City Clerk's Office
11465 West Civic Center Drive
Avondale, AZ 85323-6806

  • Special Event Permits

Organizations or individuals planning to hold a large event that will require additional city services must submit a Special Event Application.

All Special Event Applications are reviewed and approved by several city departments who will determine the impact the event may have on City services. Applicants will be informed of additional requirements prior to approval. The application should include a detailed narrative and site plan of the event.

  • Special Event Liquor Licenses or Extension of Premises

The Avondale City Code Chapter 13, Article IV, Section 13-95 requires non-profit organizations who wish to obtain a special event liquor license, to submit an AZ Dept. of Liquor Special Event Application to the City. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk at least 60 days prior to the event to allow ample time for staff to review and to schedule for consideration by the City Clerk. For further information regarding State requirements for liquor licenses, please go to their website at

  • Street Closures

Effective October 2019, street closures within residential neighborhoods are no longer permitted.  Street barricades for large special events are permitted through the special event permit application process. A traffic control plan and detailed site plan should be included if public streets will be closed. 

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