Special Use Permit

Interested in planning a special event in a Cincinnati Park? Please fill out the Special Use Application linked below. Completed Special Use Applications should be emailed to Wesley Brock, or turned into 705 East Pete Rose Way 45202. For questions call 513-352-6180. To receive information about fee waiver eligibility email Lou Sand. The ability to offer the fee waiver program is contingent upon funding constraints. Cincinnati Parks reserves the right to suspend or alter the Special Use Fee Waiver Policy based upon budget constraints to ensure the program is administered equitably to maximize the impact to eligible events/programs.

Special Use Online Application

Metal Detector Permit

To apply for a metal detector permit fill out the Metal Detector Permit linked below. Metal Detector Permits are good for one year after application. Visit 950 Eden Park Drive 45202, anytime Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm to fill out and submit your permit.

Metal Detector Permit

Photo Permit

If you are seeking permission to photograph at Krohn Conservatory you must call 513-421-5707 and go through Krohn’s photo permit process.


In Cincinnati Parks Photography Permits are required for any commercial or for-profit photography, or if set up of free standing equipment is planned. To obtain a photo permit fill out the Photo Permit Application linked below. Submit the Photo Permit Application to 705 East Pete Rose Way 45202 or by email to Lou Sand.

Photo Permit Application

Burnet Woods Parking Permit

Cincinnati Parks offers convenient and inexpensive long-term street parking at Burnet Woods Park.

Semester Parking Permit: $175
-Fall Semester (Aug. 25, 2019 – Dec. 30, 2019)

Annual Parking Permit: $425
-Annual (Aug. 25, 2019 – Aug. 25, 2020)

Spring and Summer Permits will become available in December.

Permits allow you to park Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 6 am to 10 pm on select streets in Burnet Woods.

To purchase a permit click this link. Your permit will be mailed to you 3-5 days after your online purchase.