Apply for a Block Party Permit

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Township residents may apply for permits to hold block parties by contacting the Community Policing Division at 267-536-1082. For approved permits, the Township will supply barricades to shut down motor vehicle traffic.

The following conditions apply to block party permit requests:

  • A fee of $25 will be charged. 
    • Checks must be made payable to Abington Township
  • Permit applications must be received by Abington Township no less than one week prior to the event date. 
  • Permit must be available for inspection during the block party.
  • Marshall must be appointed to remove barricades and open the street for emergency vehicle traffic.
  • Public property such as signs or fire hydrants may not be tampered with.
  • Party holders must arrange for removal of litter & debris as soon as event is over.
  • Loud music must be shut off by 10:00 P.M. Party attendees must be responsive to noise complaints.
  • Permit holder must ensure that barricades, traffic cones and other items borrowed from Abington Township are secured for pickup by Township employees.

To hold a block party, residents will need to submit the Block Party Permit and Block Party List. Please click here to download the Block Party Permit and List. 


Permit for download: Block Party Permit and List