Permit Guidelines & Policies

Permit Guidelines & Policies

  • Ball Field Permit Guidelines & Policies
  • Park Permit Guidelines & Policies

General Permit Rules (Applicable to all Permittees)

Required for ALL gatherings of 20 or more, and ALL wedding ceremonies and photography.

  • Fees. security, deposits and insurance may apply.
  • If liability insurance coverage is required, at permit-holder’s expense, The Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, Battery Park City Authority, the State of New York, and the City of New York must be named as co-insureds.
  • Liability insurance coverage requirements start at $1,000,000.
  • Fees for non-profit organizations and students may be reduced.
  • All permit applications are due in advance, from three weeks up to two months.
  • Permittees are responsible for their own clean up.

To keep the parks enjoyable to use for everyone, the following items are welcomed:

  • cloth blankets, light sports (frisbees, balls, etc), preprepared foods in plastic containers.

To keep the parks enjoyable for use to everyone, the following items are not permitted:

  • signs, plastic tarps, outdoor cooking and heating trays, glass containers, alcohol.

Permit Rules & Fees