FILM PERMIT FEES

FILM PERMITS AND ASSOCIATED COSTS

Film Permits and Associated Costs

Description
Amount
Unit/Time

A) Film Permit (3-7 Day)*

$707.00

Per 7 Days

B) Film Permit (1-2 Day)*

$398.00

Per Day

C) Post-Secondary Student Film Permit (3-7 Day)**

$100.00

Per 7 Days

D) Post-Secondary Student Film Permit (1-2 Day)**

$25.00

Per Day

E) Street/Sidewalk Use Fee

$200.00
Per Permit

F) Use of City Property (not otherwise listed)

$200.00
Per Day

G) User of City Parking Space

$200.00

Per Space, Per Day

H) Rental of Police Motor

$60.00
Per Day

I) Change (Rider) to Film Permit

$50.00
Each Change

J) Film Permit “No Parking” Signs

$1.00
Each

* Processing Fee, Non-Refundable, Charitable Films are exempt
** Processing Fee, Non-Refundable, K-12 Student Films are exempt

“NO PARKING” SIGNS

Certain areas can be posted for “No Parking” to reserve parking spaces for the production vehicles.  Prior to the film permit times, the production company will post the “No Parking” signs for the parking areas allocated in the permit.

CANCELLING

Upon a short notice cancellation, if the officer cannot be notified before he goes to the location, the Officer will still be paid a four (4) hour minimum, for which the film company will be billed.  Once the film permit request form has been submitted, an application fee will be charged when the company representative fails to withdraw the request 24 hours prior to the requested film shoot. If a Fire Safety Officer has been assigned, please call 818-238-3386 to cancel.

COMPLAINTS

If there should be a problem at the location, it is the responsibility of the senior law enforcement officer working the job to handle the situation, or contact the Traffic Commander, Film Coordinator or Watch Commander to mediate.

DISTRIBUTION OF PERMIT

A copy of the film permit will be given to the production company.  A copy of the film permit must be on hand at all times at the film location.  A copy of the permit will be distributed to the appropriate City departments involved.

Fire Department Permit Fees

Description
Amount
Unit/Time
Open Flame on Motion Picture Set

$159.00

Per Permit
Pyrotechnics/Special Effects

$244.00

Per Permit
Hot Works (Welding/Cutting/Grinding)

$156.00

Per Permit
Vehicles on Set

$156.00

Per Permit
Tents & Other Membrane Structures

$151.00

Per Permit
Fire Film Safety Permit / TPL

$159.00

Per Permit

RENTAL OF FIRE EQUIPMENT

When a fire apparatus is to be used in a fire scene, or when it is intended to depict normal fire department operations, minimum manpower requirements shall be as required by the Fire Department.  If an apparatus is to be used for background, only the necessary drivers for that apparatus will be required.  Some special effects may require the assignment of a fire apparatus and manpower as determined by the Fire Department.

Facility Usage Fee

Description
Amount
Unit/Time
1) DeBell Golf Course and Par 3
$1,000.00
Per Day
2) Starlight Bowl
$5,000.00
Per 4 Hours
3) Roller Hockey Rink
$100.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
4) Swimming Pool

$200.00

Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
5) Activity Pool
$100.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
6)Theatre
$100.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
7) Tennis Center

$200.00

Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
8) Art Gallery
$100.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
9)Skate Park

$200.00

Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
10) Gym

$200.00

Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
11) Senior Center Auditorium
$100.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)
12) Other Park Facilities
$200.00
Per Hour (2-Hour Minimum)

RENTAL OF CITY PROPERTY

In the event the location representative requests to film on City property, a license and entry agreement must be executed. See Rules and Regulations Sections 11 through 13.

STAFFING COSTS

Administrative Costs
$200.00
Site Preparation
100% of staff hourly rate
The basic facility usage fee will be a minimum of $200. Each facility will be treated separately (i.e. parking, ball diamond, classroom, etc.). Parking will be assessed at $3 per parking space used up to an 8 hour period. If required by the Department Director, 100% of staff supervision with a 2 hour minimum will be assigned and will be compensated based on the applicable hourly rate.

Notice: The Park, Recreation and Community Services Department will be given a minimum of 72 hours to determine availability, feasibility and staffing necessary to accommodate each request. For requests submitted after the stated notification period, all costs will be doubled.

Cancellations: Administrative Costs will not be refunded.

(I) Additional fees may apply if various City departments are required to process a film permit.