PARADES, ETC., REGULATED.  The City of Belle Meade recognizes the constitutional right of every citizen to harbor and express beliefs on any subject whatsoever and to associate with others who share those beliefs.  However, the City does regulate the time, place, and manner of of parades and passed this regulation in the interest of all its citizens’ public safety, health, welfare, comfort, and convenience, and to promote order, safety, and tranquility in the streets of the City.

Code Section 16-110 states, “It shall be unlawful for any person, club, organization, or other group, to hold a parade in or upon any street, park, or public place of the City of Belle Meade, without first receiving a permit therefor from the Board of Commissioners under the terms and provisions of this section.  The term “parade” shall include meeting, demonstration, exhibition, march, walk-a-thon, foot race, or procession.”

Read the entire Code Section 16-110 HERE

Access the Parade Permit Application HERE