Sedona AZ - The City of Sedona, in response to inquiries related to the advertisement of a series of events labeled “The Gathering 11-11-11” in Sedona for the week leading up to and including November 11, 2011 (11-11-11), issued a public notice today from its Code Enforcement office.
The Sedona Eye is reprinting the City of Sedona response to inquiries here in its entirety:
To date, the City has not authorized or issued any temporary use/special events permit (TUP) for any events related to this event, advertised by promoter Scott Love. Therefore, the City advises individuals to be prudent in purchasing any tickets, signing up as vendors, or donating money on websites promoting this event in Sedona. In order to preserve the public’s health and safety, unauthorized outdoor events to be held within the city limits in violation of the City’s Land Development Code can be enjoined.
The necessary temporary use permits authorizing public outdoor events within the City limits are designed to insure the public’s health and safety. They require that qualifying community-based organizations have established adequate plans and necessary resources to address such concerns as traffic, parking, sanitation, litter, and crowd control.
If you are planning a major community-based event, please contact Code Enforcement at 928-204-7114 for more information on temporary use/special events permits.
(Editor’s Note: The Sedona Eye and Sedona Times Publishing suggest contacting the City of Sedona Code Enforcement office for any City of Sedona event status prior to investing or committing time and or resources. Always follow best business practices and use common sense. Contact appropriate authorities with questions and concerns.)