good ol City of Chicago, always coming through… On Tuesday, February 5th we applied for our special events permit for the first annual MaeBell Ward 5K. With a hope and a prayer were told 7-14 business days. Unfortunately, we were told this today….
Dear Terron Edmonds Maebell Ward Foundation,
This letter is a written notice to extend the period of review of your Special Event Permit Application. This extension is an additional fourteen days from the date of your original submission under Chapter 7, Section C.5.c of the Chicago Park District Code.
We are currently reviewing applications for Chicago Park District Special Event Permits. Given necessary location and date changes, we ask that you wait to publicize your event until receiving confirmation from the Chicago Park District.
Please feel free to contact the Department of Revenue, Permits Division at 312.742.5369. We look forward to another successful event season and thank you for your continued interest in Chicago”s parks.