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To enhance the quality of life in Juneau, the Parks and Recreation Department will deliver a high level of guest service with cost effective operations provided by highly engaged employees.

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2015 Application (click here) for

  • Commercial Use Permits for 1 - 10 - 30 days



Temporary Permits for 1-to-10 operation days or 1-to-30 operation days: Authorization to operate a commercial enterprise within CBJ Parklands or a facility for periods of less than 30 days in a calendar year.  For the applicant who does not need the two-year permit.  This permit is site specific and is non-renewable within that year. 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. Subject to Director review and approval. 


For questions regarding Commercial Use please email Fran Compton 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:

2-Year (2014-2015) Commercial Use Permits for the 2014-2015 Permit season has closed (deadline was 4/25/14): These Permits are issued Bi-Annually for authorization to operate a commercial enterprise within CBJ Parklands or a facility for more than 30 days, typically from May through September.  Applications are accepted at the P&R Administration Office from January through April on even number years, and once approved are issued for two years, with an update on the second year.  Specific documentation and insurance is required, as well as good standing with CBJ Tax Dept.  Subject to Director review and approval.