Prior to any in-ground anchoring of tents or other structures that require pegs or stakes longer than 6 inches, the event organizer must arrange for the area to be checked for underground public utilities by Alberta First Call at 1-800-242-3447.
All tents and temporary structures must be pre-approved by the Civic Events Office and constructed of flame retardant material. If it has been flame treated, proper documentation to verify is required.
No recreational utility tarps are allowed.
Tents and temporary structures larger than 300 square metres and in place for more than 24 hours require a building permit from the City's Sustainable Development Department.
Licensed tents may require Occupant Load Certificates calculated by a Fire Prevention Officer and posted at the principal entrance.
At Churchill Square, tents must be weighted with concrete blocks, sandbags, or water weights. Ground spikes are not permitted.