Reservations & Permits

  1. Events
  2. Facilities
  3. Fields/Courts
  4. Permits
  5. Shelters

Special Park Use

A Special Park Use Permit Application Form (PDF) is required for any organized activity using park space that requires space or special set up beyond a typical facility rental, such as a shelter or a field.



Please mail the completed form, application fee and deposit to:
James City County Parks Administration
5340 Palmer Lane
Suite 1A
Williamsburg, VA 23188


Special Events 


If the event meets any of the following criteria, it will require a Special Event Permit as defined in Chapter 14 of the Code of James City County:
  • Held in an open space
  • Held within a public or private road right-of-way (such as a parade or road race)
  • Musical or entertainment festival
  • Not held in a “Permanent Installation*”
  • Open to the public
  • Outdoor gathering with 200 or more attendees

Apply for a Special Event Permit with PermitLink at least 90 days in advance of the proposed event.