Festival goers in downtown Raleigh at Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Emergency Management and Special Events

A service unit of the City Manager's Office

The Office of Emergency Management and Special Events provides permit review for special events utilizing the public right-of-way within the City of Raleigh, private use of public space (PUPS), and outdoor dining. This office is also charged with protecting the citizens and environment of the City of Raleigh from the effects of disasters and emergencies through a unified and comprehensive emergency management program of prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery by local, State, and Federal partners, private industry and volunteer organizations. 




Raleigh Municipal Building
Suite 304
222 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Director, Emergency Management & Special Events:
Derrick Remer

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