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Filming on Private Property

Filming Permits & Insurance
To film on private property, you need to download the:

To start the application process:

  •  Email the film permit application and insurance certificate and additional insured endorsement to film permit staff.

Insurance Requirements
The City requires submittal of the insurance certificate for their review at least 7 working days prior to the start of film activity. The  insurance requirements are very specific, please refer to the example provided. Pay close attention to the cancelation clause and language on the additional insured endorsement. We also need proof of worker’s compensation insurance.

Once the insurance has been approved and we have determined the application is complete, you will be contacted to submit the $500 film permit fee. 

Other Items Needed

  • Permit from Los Angeles County Fire Department - Film Desk