• SPPS spaces will be available to permit according to the following schedule:


    • April 14th: Youth activities only, indoor and outdoors
    • May 1st: Other permits may resume outdoors only
    • June 11th: Other permits may resume indoors


    All activities require a Permit Request Form to be completed. Any group wishing to permit space must submit a COVID-19 preparedness plan to the Permits Office and agree to the COVID-19 guidelines provided (see attachment).


Permit Categories

  • Permit holders shall be classified into one of the four categories listed below:


    Category I

    1. This category includes activities that meet at least one of the following criteria:

    1. All District activities including those considered District sponsored events. 
    2. All parent/community activities that are a part of the general education program (including monthly PTA/PTO and/or site based council meetings).
    3. Saint Paul Public School alumni class reunions. 
    4. Public health functions (e.g., inoculations).
    5. Political caucuses and elections.

    2. Limitation

    1. Activities may be subject to administrative restrictions in terms of frequency, location, or hours based upon budgetary considerations.   

    Category II

    1. Nonprofit organizations including:

    1. Groups administered or funded by City, County, State, or Federal governments. 
    2. Registered nonprofit organizations (must provide proof of 501(c)(3) or other nonprofit status). 

    2. Approved groups as determined by the Office of Family Engagement & Community Partnerships. 

    3. Approved athletics feeder programs as determined by the Athletics Department. 

    Category III

    1. Individuals.

    2. Private organizations. 

    3. For-profit organizations. 

    Category IV

    1. Other for-profit organizations generating profits.

    2. Other permit requests not clearly fitting the criteria of Categories I, II, or III.