Tent Rental 101: Tent Permits for Hosting Events in Atlanta

Hosting an outdoor event with a tent in a public space often requires you to secure a tent permit. When working with local jurisdictions and city offices, it can be confusing to know what you need. To understand the documents they are asking for. And who to get it from. Keep reading to learn how Classic Tents & Events will act as your liaison and guide when it comes to permits for hosting events in Atlanta.

Get Tent Permits for Atlanta Events

When you rent from Classic for an Atlanta event, our team is glad to assist you with acquiring tent permits. Depending on the location of your event, a permit is often needed in order to ensure the overall success (and legality) of the temporary structures you plan to erect. We have ample experience with the permitting process for a variety of events and with specific venues, whether you plan to host in Atlanta or at a historic venue.

First, start by visiting the City of Atlanta, Office of Special Events site to determine if you need a permit. Should your event need a permit, rest assured. We have relationships with many of the local municipalities and knowledge of the permitting process and requirements to support you. Please note: There are a variety of outdoor event permits, and while our team is glad to assist with tent permits, we do not assist with full special event permits. This is where an event planner is your best guide (which we are happy to refer!)

DIY or Turnkey Solutions for Tent Permits

Once you determine your need for a tent permit, we can guide you through the process to get the permit on your own. Or we can handle tent permitting completely. Making it turnkey for you! Our team has the knowledge and experience to handle the tent permitting completely for our clients. Should you be interested in having Classic manage the entire permit process, we’ll take care of paying the permitting fee, submitting the documentation, and arranging necessary tent inspections.

If you prefer to handle the permit yourself, we’ll supply you with the resources you’ll need. Such as flame certificates for the vinyl, CAD layouts of the interior of your tent rentals, overheads of where the tent is landing, and so on. Plus, give you an idea of what to expect during the process.

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Ready to start planning your tented event in Atlanta? Get in touch with us today & let’s get started. Or use our cart feature to quickly request a quote for a tent or other event rentals!