Eventful changes for Saratoga
Proposed changes to special events code allow for tiered approach to different sized events
September 23, 2020
Eight years ago, the Town of Saratoga passed Ordinance 809, which created regulations for specially permitted events within the town limits. At the September 15 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, Councilmember Jon Nelson proposed changes to Chapter 5.30 of the Saratoga Municipal Code.
Since taking his seat on the council in January 2019, Nelson has been consistent in his ‘nay’ votes on special events applications that have not followed the current town code, specifically the 30 day deadline.
Under 5.30.040 of the municipal code, “any applicant requesting permission to hold a specia...