Special/Outdoor Event Requests

Instructions for Requesting an Outdoor Event Location 

Please complete the following two forms below:

Outdoor Event Request

FD&O will review your request, along with our University Building Official.

Depending on event details and layout, FD&O may require additional information, prior to forwarding the permit request to the State Fire Marshal for approval.

Special Event Permit

The State Fire Marshal will review event details via this application form for permit.  Please read form instructions carefully.

Venue diagrams below may be edited to show intended use of the space, and attached to the permit application.


Venue Diagrams

Click on a thumbnail below to view/download a PDF diagram for your desired venue.  Follow the instructions in the Special Event Permit form above to show venue usage on the diagram.  Attach the new diagram to the permit application before submitting.

NOTE: The PDF's may be edited on a PC if desired, or printed, marked, and re-scanned.


Business CourtyardBusiness Courtyard

SJSU-Bell GardenBell Garden

Music Grass AreaMusic Grass Area

SJSU-Science Lawn AreaScience Lawn

SJSU-Smith Carlos Lawn AreaSmith Carlos Lawn

SJSU-Tower Hall Lawn N&STower Hall Lawn (North & South)

SJSU-Tower Hall Lawn NorthTower Hall Lawn (North)

SJSU-Tower Hall Lawn SouthTower Hall Lawn (South)