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Essential partners in a healthy community.


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8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact Information

155 S. Seward St.
City Hall Room 218
Juneau, AK 99801

fax 907-586-4589

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2-Year Commercial Use Permit Application period for the 2016 - 2017 Permit season is CLOSED. Commercial Use permits are issued bi-annually to authorize a business to operate a commercial enterprise within CBJ Parklands or a facility for more than 30 days. Permits are issued for two years, with an update the second year. Specific documentation and insurance is required, as well as good standing the CBJ Tax Dept. Permits are subject to Director review and approval. The next commercial use application period will begin on January 2nd, 2018 for the 2018-2019 period.


Temporary Permits for 1 to 30 event/operation days: Authorization to operate a commercial enterprise within CBJ Parklands or a facility for periods of less than 30 days.  For the applicant who does not need the two-year permit.  This permit is site specific and is non-renewable within that year. There is an application fee and size of group will be considered with request. Permits are subject to Director review and approval.   


Special Use Permit: Authorization for a one-time use for companies or individuals who want to use CBJ Parklands or a facility for profit, i.e.: movie or photo shoots; recreation events.  There is an application fee subject to additional fees depending on type and length of use.  Applicant may be required to pay for a P&R staff person to monitor the area.  Special conditions or restrictions may be required depending on location and/or length of time requested. Please call the P&R Office for an application. Permits are subject to Director review and approval.



For questions regarding Commercial Use please email Lauren Verrelli at or call (907) 586-0423.

Commercial Use CBJ Regulations:
CBJ Parks and Recreation Commercial Use Regulations

In 2004 the Trails Working Group in conjunction with Parks and Recreation put together a list of recommendations for commercial use of existing trails around Juneau.  Click on the link below to see these recommendations: