Permits required for large Halloween events in Hidalgo County
Hidalgo County is requiring any business or organization that wants to hold a large Halloween event in rural parts of Hidalgo County to apply for a permit.
While door-to-door activities, including traditional trick or treat, are prohibited because of COVID-19, lower risk activities are still allowed.
Any business or organization that wants to hold an event that is expected to attract 10 or more people must apply for a permit.
Businesses located in rural parts of Hidalgo County must obtain a permit from the county. Businesses located within city limits must obtain a permit from the city in which the business is located.
The permit application must list the number of people expected to attend, the date of the event and other information.
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Editor's note: This story was updated to clarify that businesses located within city limits must obtain permits from the city in which the business is located; businesses located outside city limits must obtain permits from the county.
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