Event, Film Permits & Weddings

All applications submitted online are subject to review and approval.  Submitting an application does not reserve or guarantee a date or facility.  We recommend contacting the Parks and Recreation Administration Office at (760) 435-5041 to review dates and facility availability prior to submitting an application.   Large Special Events may require submission of a per-application proposal prior to submitting the Special Event Permit application. For more information contact the Special Events Office at (760) 435-5540.


 Special Operation Permit 

If you or your company would like to operate a commercial or professional instruction business on our beaches or in our parks, there is a new process to do this. Please print and complete the application provided on this website. Starting on Monday, March 23, 2015, these applications can be brought to Parks & Recreation Administration. Parks & Recreation Admin is located in CITY HALL EAST. The mailing address is: 300 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, fax is (760) 435-9628. Parks & Recreation will review the application.  If approved, the applicant must get a business license, provide a $1 million certificate of liability insurance listing the City of Oceanside as additionally insured, and provide a participant waiver that indemnifies and holds harmless the City of Oceanside. For more information, please call Parks & Rec. Admin at (760) 435-5041.