Commercial Use & Vending Permits
The regular application period for 2023 Commercial Use permits is open through Sunday, March 19 at 11:59 p.m. Late applications will be accepted March 20 through June 30, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., and will be subject to a $250 late fee. For the 2023 season, 1-year commercial use permits will be issued. There is a non-refundable $250 application fee per permit. Apply now here.
All applications must be received at the Juneau Parks & Recreation Office at 155 S. Seward Street or emailed to Lauren Verrelli no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 19 to avoid the late fee. Applications received outside the application periods will not be considered for a 2023 Commercial Use Permit.
Commercial Use Permits
Commercial Use permits are issued to authorize a business to operate a commercial enterprise within CBJ Parklands or a facility for more than 30 days, typically from May through September. Applications are accepted at Parks & Recreation’s Main Office during designated periods. Specific documentation and insurance is required, as well as good standing with CBJ Tax Department. Permits are subject to Director review and approval. There is a non-refundable $250 Application Fee per application.
Authorization for a one-time use for companies or individuals who want to use CBJ Parklands or a facility for profit, i.e.: filming or photo shoots; recreation events. There is an application fee subject to additional fees depending on type and length of use. Applicant may be required to pay for a P&R staff person to monitor the area. Special conditions or restrictions may be required depending on location and/or length of time requested. Please email [email protected] for an application. Permits are subject to Director review and approval. There is a $250 Application Fee.
Commercial Use CBJ Regulations
In 2004 the Trails Working Group in conjunction with Parks and Recreation put together a list of recommendations for commercial use of existing trails around Juneau.
Please email Lauren Verrelli or call (907) 586-0423.
2023 Permits Issued
*Daily tours are allowed any day of the week, but may not occur every day.
Vending & Facility Use Permits
Vending and/or Facility Use permits are required for certain activities carried out on Parks & Recreation property. Read through the various permits available and the scenarios to find out what you will need. Then start the process early in order to obtain the necessary permits prior to your event.
- All permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis except for Marine Park.
- The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation requires all food vendors to obtain a Food Establishment Permit.
- Non-profit organizations are required to provide a copy of a 501(c)(3) IRS form.
- Vendors are also required to provide a broker’s certificate of public liability insurance.
- Completed applications for use must be submitted at least one week in advance of the requested date.
are required for all commercial or non-profit sales of food and/or general merchandise on park lands. A list of required documents that must be submitted is included on the Vending Permit Application.
Non-Profit fees per site: $45 first operational day, $15 each additional day
Commercial fees per site: $70 first operational day, $20 each additional day
Marine Park fees per site : $1,000/month
Marine Park Vending
Three vending locations are available in Marine Park for the 2023 summer season. Each vending location measures 10 feet by 10 feet. This RFI for Commercial Vending in Marine Park is designed to give all who may be interested an opportunity to submit their applications. Applications are accepted beginning Wednesday, March 1. The application period closes at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14.
This does not include downtown sidewalks or street vending; for those locations please contact the Permit Center (Community Development) at 907-586-0770.
Applications to vend at Savikko Park during the 4th of July celebration will be accepted beginning May 26, 2023. Applications are due to Dave Pusich no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 23, 2023.
Please note, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and must include all required documentation to be accepted (Vending Application plus applicable attachments).