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Town Clerk Services /  Walks, Runs, Parades, Outdoor Events, and Carnivals

Groups that plan outdoor events, parades and carnivals require Letters of Permission. As of January 1, 2019 a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 is required. Applications must be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office at least one month prior to the event. List the type of event, name of organization, the date, time, number of participants, and location of the event. For some Walks and Runs, there is a fee charged by the Amherst Police Department for their services. After approval by Fire Control, Traffic Safety and the Police Department, a Letter of Permission will be issued.

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The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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