Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 7153   Event: Rist Canyon Mountain Festival
Application Date: 05/11/2023    Event Date: 09/09/2023
Organization: Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Dpt   Phone: 9704846724
Address: P. O. Box 2, Bellvue, CO, 80512
Contact 1 Name: Bridget Tisthammer
Address: 9843 Rist Canyon Rd
Bellvue CO 80512
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: H. J. Siegel
Address: 1969 Davis Ranch Rd
Bellvue CO 80512
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): Private Land
Website: http://www.rcvfd.org

Please see emailed documents for full details and requirements.

Estimated Participants: 150   Estimated Spectators: 1500

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is being served: VENDOR
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 09/09/2023: 10 AM - 4 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 05/11/2023
Adding Event Description

2. Date Submitted: 05/15/2023
Adding the Certificate of Insurance and an updated event description

3. Date Submitted: 06/16/2023
Updated map showing roads, parking and property layout, as per your request.

4. Date Submitted: 06/20/2023
Adding additional maps of the property and event area.

5. Date Submitted: 07/11/2023
New, corrected Certificate of Liability attached.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved


Email Building

Code Compliance

Status: Approved

Comments: Research has not been conducted for this property, but at this time there are no known violations.

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Colorado Division of Wildlife

Status: Approved

Comments: Since food is being served please remove all food trash at the end of the day or secure the trash from bears in a secure building or bear proof containers.

Email Colorado Division of Wildlife


Status: Approved


Email Engineering

Flood - Larimer County

Status: Approved

Comments: This parcel is not located within the regulatory floodplain, so there are no applicable floodplain regulations. Please note there is a stream and a reservoir on this property. Safety actions should be in place for flash flood events, especially if portions of the event are near the waterway.

Email Flood - Larimer County


Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you for submitting detailed information in the event description packet on portable restrooms, hand washing stations, potable water, waste collection, and food vendors. The Health Department does not have significant concerns with this request.

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


Email Larimer County Emergency Management


Status: Approved


Email Planning

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you!

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Rist Canyon Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: Our annual festival.

Email Rist Canyon Fire


Status: Approved

Comments: LCSO K9, Emergency Services, Reserve's, Crime Prevention and All Hazards/Crisis Response team are usually present for the duration of the event (20+ law enforcement). You must contact Sheriff Admin staff at 498-5108, at least1 month prior to the event to schedule law enforcement support (non- participant capacity).

Email Sheriff

Final Disposition


Good Morning Bridget,

Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the event.

Have fun!