A film/photography permit is required for any commercial motion picture or still photography shoots on public and private property in Rancho Palos Verdes. The film/photography permit request process begins with submitting an application and required documents to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (310) 544-5260 for questions. The application will be reviewed to determine what permits may be required for City-wide location shooting.
*exception of a film/photography permit if reporting on current news and events by the news media.
Film/photography permit fees are waived for non-profit and student productions, with appropriate documentation. See below for more information.
Please read the entire Film/Photography Permit Application Packet (see below). Here is a checklist of the documents from the packet you will need to complete and send to email@example.com:
Film Permit Application (see link below)
This permit will require an RPV Business License. (see link below)
After you complete the application and submit all documents an Invoice will be emailed to you to pay online (see link below)