A community event is a special event that includes a, b and c:
(a) free for attendees and
(b) is organized by EITHER (i) a 501(c)3, a 501(c)4, or a 501(c)6 organization under the Internal Revenue Code OR (ii) an organization with an annual budget of no more than $500,000 and
(c) an event which is (i) located in areas that fall within the two lowest quartiles of the California Healthy Places Index or ii) have a majority of vendors that reside in areas that fall within the two lowest quartiles of the California Healthy Places Index.
The goal of this requirement is to encourage events that support under-resourced Oakland communities.
*Only must pay half the application fee and
*Only must pay $100 per hour fire inspection fee