Dance Hall Permits

Application for a Dance Hall permit in accordance with Chapter 5, Article II, in the Newport News City Code.

Dance Hall Permit application (PDF)


This application must be completed in its entirety and have received approval from Newport News Codes/Compliance, Commissioner of Revenue and Fire Department prior to being submitted to the Newport News Police Department for final consideration.

When submitted to the Police Department, a $100, non-refundable processing fee will accompany the completed application. Payment may be made in cash, check or money order payable to the City of Newport News. The applicant will allow 14 days for the application to be processed once it has been submitted to the Police Department.

Please note: Any omission or misrepresentation of required information set out in this application, whether intentional or inadvertent, is reason for permit denial. If the information is applicable to your event, it must be supplied. If you have any questions regarding any section of the application, please inquire prior to filling it out.

The application is set out in 5 sections. Each section must be completely and accurately filled out. The different sections correspond with the area of approval necessary for that section. Sections 1 through 4 must have been signed off by the corresponding Newport News City Departments prior to the application being submitted to the Police Department.