Block Party Request & Neighborhood Petition:
All requests for block parties shall be submitted to the Fairfield Police Department, Office of Public Affairs. All sections of this request shall be completed and the form signed by the applicant. Incomplete requests will not be approved.
Upon receipt of the completed Block Party Request and Neighborhood Petition Form, the chairperson of the event will be notified by mail if their street closure was approved or not approved. Questions can be addressed to the Office of Public Affairs , Monday though Friday, 8am to 4pm at 203-254-4829.
REQUIREMENTS FOR BLOCK PARTY APPROVAL:
- Block Party Request Form and the attached Block Party Neighborhood Petition form must be filled out completely and submitted to the Fairfield Police,Support Services Bureau.
- All residents on the street must be contacted and 80% must agree to closing the street. Neighbor contact will be verified by the completion of the Neighborhood Petition form.
- Movable barricades shall be used at the ends of the street to be closed and adequate lighting provided if the closure continues after dusk to alert motorists.
- Objects such as tents, tables and inflatable games that would hinder free access to emergency vehicles cannot be placed in the roadway.
- The Department of Public Works may provide barricades for street closure if they have an adequate supply and with plenty of advance notice.