The Massage Operator’s Permit is for individuals practicing
massage within the City limits of Grass Valley and must be
approved by the police department prior to applying for a City
business license. Once the Massage Operator's Permit is completed you can bring
it into the GVPD lobby (129 S Auburn St) for review. This
is an annual application that goes through the approval of
Captain Johnson before issuing the permit.
If you have any questions feel free to give us a call at (530)
These applications are needed to sell alcohol at a function
inside the city limits. The applications are included in packets
that can be obtained through the alcohol beverage control (ABC)
in Yuba City (530) 751-8570. Most functions that require an
Alcohol Permit also require a Special Event Form.
Form: Parking Permit Cost: $45.00 Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-4pm
Description: Parking Permits go on sale the last Monday of the
month prior to the effective quarter. Quarters begin in January,
April, July and October. Parking permits are available to
employees of businesses located in downtown Grass Valley. For a
list of permit lots, please visit our traffic information page.
Please visit the Grass Valley Police Department (129 S Auburn St)
for a permit.
In order to hold an event in a public place within the Grass
Valley City limits it is necessary to submit a Special Event
Permit Application. Along with the completed application,
applicants may need to provide proof of insurance including the
City of Grass Valley as an additional insured, proof of Security
Personnel, and approval from the Fire Chief. For complete
details, please refer to the appropriate sections in the
application. A permit cannot be submitted for approval without
all required documents.
Special Events in which Alcohol is being provided/sold also
require permission from the California Department of Alcohol
and Beverage Control. The application for this permit can be
downloaded from the
ABC Website. For further questions regarding ABC permits
contact their office directly at (530) 751-8570.
The Special Events application (and ABC forms if applicable) must
be turned into the Grass Valley Police Department in person. If
your application is approved we will phone you regarding the pick
up of your application. Approved applications must be picked up
in person, we do not mail back approved forms. The applicant must
keep the approved Special Event Application for display at the