General Public and Community Groups and Insurance Requirements
Rules and Regulations for Use of Public Schools Facilities
Submit a Permit Request Form
Permits shall be awarded according to the following priorities:
First Priority: District PreK-12 and Adult programs, including Athletics and Community Education
Second Priority: The City of Saint Paul (including Parks & Recreation)
Third Priority: Community groups and organizations, religious organizations
Fourth Priority: For-profit organizations and individuals
(Saint Paul Public Schools District Activities) Must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Must meet all of the following criteria:
AND must meet one of the following criteria:
All for-profit organizations, private functions, political organizations or functions not meeting the criteria of Category I or Category II use.
Groups using school facilities wherein profits are generated through admission charges or sale of materials. This includes school-related fundraising activities not meeting the criteria for Category I; activities for which admission will be charged; activities which will include sale of goods; and/or activities in which there will be “free will offerings” or collections taken.
Any other request for permit clearly not fitting the criteria of Categories I, II, III or IV. The Permit Office will negotiate fees for Category V use.
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES (Revised 12/1/2013)
Failure to follow the regulations governing use of school facilities, including the use of equipment or building areas, or failure to provide the proper level of supervision specified on the permit, may result in immediate cancellation of permit and no issuance of future permits.
GENERAL PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY GROUPS USAGE AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Saint Paul Public Schools’ facilities may be used for purposes allowed under Minnesota Statute 123B.51 Subd. 2. - Schoolhouses and Sites; Uses for School and Non-School Purposes; Closings, and all other applicable laws.
Saint Paul Public Schools’ facility use will be administered in accordance with Saint Paul Public Schools Board of Education Policy 902.00 - Community Use of Buildings and Grounds, and Saint Paul Public Schools Board of Education Procedure 902.00 - Procedures for Community Use of School Facilities.
A person, persons, or organization(s) receiving permitted use of Saint Paul Public Schools’ facilities will hold Saint Paul Public Schools harmless from any claims as a result of its use. In addition, permitted users waive their insurance companies’ right of subrogation.
A permitted person, persons, or organization(s) using any of Saint Paul Public Schools’ facilities may be required to provide a Certificate of Insurance evidencing Saint Paul Public Schools as an additional insured under their policy. The Certificate of Insurance will cover a minimum liability limit of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence and at least $2,000,000 aggregate, with an admitted A-rated carrier (AM Best).
Authorized Space Usage - - as permitted:
Must have authorized SPPS Staff Member in attendance for usage of -
Authorized Equipment Usage - - as permitted:
Non-Authorized Space Usage - - prohibited:
Non-Authorized Equipment Usage - - prohibited:
All other equipment not listed under authorized permitted equipment usage.
Jean Olsen, Permit Clerk
360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Office of Security and Emergency Management
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