Memorial Square and the foyer in City Hall can be booked for presentations, flag raisings and special events such as press conferences or community events. Boardrooms within City Hall may also be booked with the exception of the Council Chambers and the Mayor's boardroom. Please note that the foyer is not available for weddings.
Organizers wishing to organize an event considered to be commercial, political or religious in nature are required to send a letter to Council before their event will be approved to be held in Memorial Square or the City Hall Foyer.
People or organizations wanting to use Memorial Square, the foyer or a boardroom must fill out an application (see below) prior to the event. A Requst to Fly a Flag form (see below) must accompany all applications when the organization is planning a flag raising. All applications must be approved by either the Director of Community Services or a designate or City Council before the event can take place. To ensure that your request receives approval in time for your event, a minimum of seven (7) days' notice is recommended for all regular bookings and a minimum of fourteen (14) days' notice is recommended for all events that require Council approval.