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Non-Parks Use of Parks Land


The Department of Parks and Recreation, as steward of public park lands, is responsible for preserving and protecting Seattle's park system. In order to preserve the public character of park lands and assure their availability for public use and enjoyment, it is the policy of the Department to eliminate and prevent unauthorized non-park uses. Further, it is the policy of the Department of Parks and Recreation to limit authorized non-park uses to the fullest extent practicable.

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Updated May 3, 2007
If you need or want to use park property for a non-park use, you must obtain permission from the Seattle Parks and Recreation, usually in the form of a Revocable Use Permit.
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