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Hitchcock looks at $10,000 fee, permits to host events - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

September 19, 2014

Hitchcock looks at $10,000 fee, permits to host events

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:30 pm | Updated: 11:59 am, Fri Aug 1, 2014.

HITCHCOCK — Some Hitchcock residents are concerned that a proposed ordinance governing large events might drive off festivals and discourage new visitors. 

The City Commission is considering a “mass gathering” ordinance. Commission members were given a sample ordinance that would require any event that attracts at least 300 people to apply for a permit that could cost as much as $10,000.

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