Outdoor Music License

It is unlawful for any person to stage promote or conduct any musical or entertainment festival in Prince William County without first obtaining the proper temporary activity permit. By clicking on the link you will be directed to the County's Zoning Approval-Temporary Activities page for further information on this process. Violation of this law is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

A festival is defined as any gathering of groups or individuals in excess of 25 persons for the purpose of listening to or participating in entertainment which consists primarily of musical renditions in open spaces on private property not within an enclosed structure.

For more information contact the Office of the Zoning Administrator at 703-792-8154.