City of Salisbury code provides the following definitions used in making application for a permit:
Organized Event: an activity involving the use of, or having impact upon, public property, public facilities, parks, sidewalks, or public roadways in a manner that varies from its current use. Organized events include:
Neighborhood Events: small-scale organized activities that close local-service residential right-of-ways. These gatherings are initiated by local residents and are intended only for the neighborhood residents and their guests and may be held on public areas.
Parades, Races, and Walks: organized activities following a set course that involve full or partial temporary right-of way -closure with 10 or more people and/or three or more vehicles in participation.
Public Street Festival: are organized events held by restaurants, food service establishment, business, winery and any other for-profit organizations where alcoholic beverages are sold and are regulated under section 22-151 or section 22-152.
Security and Safety Plan: a planning framework to assist with identifying emergency access, crowd managers, emergency notification methods, and how organizers will deal with emergencies. Details of the plan include number of officers required to ensure event security, first-aid and medical assistance stations, and event organizer responsibilities.
Special Events: refers to activities conducted in public areas which (i) are engaged in by ten (10) or more people and (ii) are not Demonstrations. The term Special Event shall be construed to a private organization celebration or sponsored event that is held in or on public areas that may require temporary right-of-way closure.
Other Events: any other event not otherwise identified above.
ABC License: any event governed by this procedure that involves or includes serving alcoholic beverages and requires by law or ordinance an ABC permit or license.
Crowd Manager: person designated to review a crowd management plan and measures to implement crowd control with the jurisdiction to plan for the movement and assembly of people in a safe manner.
Fees: cost paid by the organizer or sponsor for application, use of City of Salisbury services, and other city incurred expenses to hold organized activities.
Event Organizer or Sponsor: shall mean the person who organizes, conducts, or intends to conduct a general, neighborhood, special, or parade, race or walk event or demonstration and is responsibly under a permit for ensuring the activity will be conducted in accordance with these regulations.
Parks: publically maintained recreation or park facility
Public Area: streets, sidewalks, alleys, lanes, walkways, highways, right of way, greenways, plazas, or squares owned or maintained by any governmental entity.
Temporary Right-of-Way Closures: Closing or restricting vehicle or foot traffic by blocking customary use of any public street or sidewalk for an organized activity, demonstration, or other reason.