Temporary Outdoor Music

Per Section 5-5-3 of the Albertville City Code, Outdoor Musical Performances may obtain a permit from the City and may fall under two different categories.

Temporary Outdoor Music Application

A major live occasional outdoor music event is held at an event venue or other commercial property specifically to provide live or recorded amplified music entertainment to a large assembly of persons.

The following criteria shall apply to issuance of a live major outdoor musical performance permit:

  • Any person, organization, and/or entity shall be limited to a maximum of two major permits and commercial properties shall be limited to a maximum of three major permit in a calendar year.
  • Pay a permit fee and provide information that the site event will comply with the performance standards in the Albertville City Code.
  • Demonstrate adequate sanitary facilities for the event.
  • Demonstrate adequate security and fencing to control access to the event at the location of the outdoor musical performance.
  • Have sufficient off street parking.
  • Must not interfere with other commercial and governmental activities or with the quiet enjoyment of residential property.
  • Stage, performers, speakers and amplifiers are located three hundred feet from any residence located in a residential zoning district and are arranged in a manner that does not directly broadcast music at or toward a residence within three hundred feet of the stage.
  • Shall be allowed between May 15 and October 15 and not perform beyond twelve o’clock midnight.
  • Volume must be reasonable and comply with all requests of the sheriff’s department to reduce volumes to mitigate nuisance complaints.
  • Failure to abide by these standards or the receipt of nuisance complaints may be grounds for denial of future major outdoor musical permits for the property.

The cost of a Temporary Major Outdoor Music Permit is $50.

A minor live outdoor music event may be acoustic or amplified, at an established commercial location as only part of a regular business service to its customers. An annual permit may be issued for the operation of outdoor live music events in a manner that will not unreasonably disturb the peace, quiet, or comfort of adjoining residential neighborhoods.

The following criteria shall apply to the issuance of a minor live outdoor music event permit:

  • Issued to commercial properties only.
  • Pay an annual permit fee and provide information that the site event will comply with the performance standards the Albertville City Code.
  • Be issued annually and only allowed between the dates of May 15 to October 15.
  • Shall comply with all the stage and performance setbacks of a major outdoor music event.
  • Shall not perform between the hours of 9 pm and 11 am Sunday through Thursday, and 10 pm and 11 am Friday and Saturday.
  • Volume must be reasonable so as not to be audible at the shared property line with a residentially zoned property and comply with all requests of the sheriff’s department to mitigate nuisance complaints.

The annual fee for a Minor Live Outdoor Music Event is $50


CONTACT 
Kris Luedke
City Clerk
kluedke@ci.albertville.mn.us
763.497.3384 x101

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