Reservations & Permits

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

Park Use Permit

A 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.



Special Events 


If the event meets any of the following criteria, it will require a Special Event Permit (PDF) 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