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A newsrack is defined as a self-service, container or other dispenser used for distributing of newspapers or additional printed material. Newsracks are often installed on City sidewalks. Use of such newsracks requires a Private Use of Public Spaces permit.

How to Apply

  1. Read about newsrack design requirements, locations, fee schedule in our hospitality planning guide
  2. First-time applicants should contact the Office of Emergency Management and Special Events Office to learn how to apply.
  3. Complete the Newsrack/Mailbox Application. Submission includes uploading the following requirements:


Lead Department:
Emergency Management and Special Events
Service Categories:
Hospitality Permits