State Capitol Events - Welcome

Welcome to State Capitol Events Permits Website

The Department of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is responsible for issuing the permits. There is no cost for obtaining a permit and permits will be issued on a first come first serve basis. The CHP does not provide any equipment for the events. (PA System, Stage, Etc.) Processing permits generally takes 3-5 business days, but may take up to 10 business days. To get started, check availability by clicking Calendar and fill out an application by clicking Submit An Application.