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    Block Party

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    Download the Application

    A Block Party Permit is required for all celebrations that include having a street blocked off. There is no fee for obtaining the permit. The permit also requires all home owners included on the street that will be blocked off to be notified and to agree to the street closing. The permit application must be returned to the City Clerk’s office at least ten business days in advance of the planned event.

    Download a copy of the Block Party Permit (PDF)

    When finished, please return the completed application to:

    City of Ankeny
    City Clerk's Office - City Hall
    410 W. First St.

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


    Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (515) 965-6400.

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