Film Permit

Film Permit

Film permits are required for film, video or still photography shoots within the City of Rosemead. The Community Development Department issues the permit and coordinates any City services that may be needed.

Film Permit Application
Rosemead Municipal Code - Chapter 5.36 Film Permits

The following requirements are needed to secure a permit:

Certificate of Insurance which includes the following:

  • Name of the insured production company
  • Name of the insurance company
  • A policy which provides at least $1,000,000 of Comprehensive General Liability
  • Policy number and dates of coverage
  • Certificate holder should be named as follows:
City of Rosemead
8838 E. Valley Boulevard, Rosemead, CA 91770

Completed film permit application which includes the following:

  • Dates
  • Times
  • Parking requirements (number and types of vehicles)
  • Size of cast and crew
  • Description of scenes
  • Location maps may be requested depending on the project.

If the location is in a neighborhood or near businesses, we require that you distribute a notification letter to all affected by the shoot as far in advance as possible, preferably 48 hours in advance. A copy of the notification along with the list of addresses it was distributed to must be submitted to the City.

When all of the above requirements are met, a film permit can be issued within 4 business days of receiving a complete application.

For more information, please call the Planning Division at (626) 569-2140.