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City of Royal Oak



Application and Insurance must be provided three (3) days prior to event

Applicant Name

Applicant Address

Full Address


  • Comprehensive General Liability:             $1,000,000/occurance (minimum)
  • Excess Liability Umbrella:                          $1,000,000/occurance (minimum)

Additional Insured endorsement portion of the Certificate of Insurance must read exactly as follows:


“The City of Royal Oak, including all elected and appointed officials, all employees and volunteers, all boards, commissions and/or authorities and their board members, employees and volunteers.“

Cancellation Notice portion of the Certificate of Insurance must read exactly as follows:


“Should any of the above described policies be cancelled before the expiration date thereof, the issuing company will mail thirty (30) days written notice to the Certificate Holder.”

Note – words in existing form language may be struck out to achieve the above requirement as indicated in the sample certificate.




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Complete this section if the use of City parking meters will be required for this event


  1. The applicant must complete payment for use of meters with the City Treasurer, located in City Hall.
  2. The applicant must then provide proof of payment to the Royal Oak Police Traffic Sergeant or clerk.
  3. The applicant must then post the appropriate bond with the Traffic Sergeant or clerk for use of necessary meter bags.
  4. Following the event, the applicant must return meter bags to the Traffic Sergeant or clerk and retrieve the bond.


  • The Traffic Safety Division is located on the first floor of the Police station, adjacent to the lobby.
  • The Traffic Sergeant may be reached at (248) 246-3508, the Traffic Clerk may be reached at (248) 246-3509

If filming at a business or establishment, you must provide a permission form signed by the owner of said business/establishment or their representative. This form can be found here.



The applicant acknowledges the following:

  • The applicant agrees to obtain and maintain a certification of insurance as described on the reverse side of this application demonstrating coverage throughout the approved period of the event. Should the insurance be cancelled without notice to the City, the applicant agrees to personally indemnify and hold the City of Royal Oak harmless and defend it against all demands, claims, causes of action or judgements and from all expenses that may be incurred in defending against the same, arising from any act, neglect or omission on the part of the applicant, its agents and/or employees, pursuant to this event.
  • The applicant agrees to obtain signed approval from any business or property owner specifically effected by the event.
  • The use of the City's name, seal, signage, equipment, or personnel is prohibited without the expressed consent of the City of Royal Oak.
  • The applicant agrees to reimburse the City of Royal Oak for the cost of any services provided by the City as a result of the event.  The applicant understands that the City of Royal Oak shall determine and approve the need for such services.  If the applicant anticipates the need for City services in advance of the event, the applicant shall notify the City and receive an estimated cost from the City prior to approval of the application.

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