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CIVIC CENTER PERMIT

Issue appropriate permits to allow for the use of public school facilities as a civic center to members of the community for supervised not-for-profit recreational activities, meetings and public discussions.

CIVIC CENTER PERMIT

The major function of the Civic Center Permit Office is the issuance of the appropriate permit to allow for the use of school facilities in conformance with the California Education Code mandate and the Board of Education rules, which require that each and every public school facility be made available as a civic center to members of the community for supervised not-for-profit recreational activities, meetings and public discussions, when regular school activities are not disrupted.

To qualify for a permit:

Activity must be not-for-profit and open to the public.
A certificate of Insurance is required for the use of all LAUSD owned facilities. At LAUSD’s sole discretion, certain events may require additional insurance or waivers. Your Certificate of Insurance must be approved by the LAUSD Division of Risk Management and Insurance Services (Risk Management) prior to the execution of a Civic Center Permit.

Fees and Costs:

No Charge
Youth group activities held in indoor non-recreational facilities may not be charged to groups including but not limited to Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, Good News Clubs, Parent-teachers’ Associations and School Advisory Councils.

Full Charge
Youth and Adult groups are charged direct costs for use of District facilities.

All groups are charged direct costs during District holiday and vacation periods.

To obtain a permit:

Permits are issued for four month periods. Any number of uses may be included in a single permit period for each school site.   Please call for pricing.

You may download an application from here (or go to E-Library, Student Auxiliary Services, and Civic Center Permits) or obtain an application from our office. Simply mail or present the completed application to our office for processing. Click here for contact info.
Please allow two weeks minimum for processing.

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