FILM PERMIT LINKS

 

BELOW ARE LINKS TO THE PALM BEACH COUNTY, BROWARD COUNTY & MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FILM PERMIT WEBSITES *

 

PALM BEACH COUNTY

The Film & Television Commission is the official County agency to issue permits for filming on public property and offers free one-stop permitting for over 50 municipalities, taxing districts, county departments and other community entities within Palm Beach County.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Miami Film Office represents the City of Miami Office of Film & Entertainment. Our site is a one-stop web site for permitting, government liaison, production information and referral sources.Our mission is to provide service and assistance to all film, television, music, commercial production and still photography businesses to promote industry expansion and economic prosperity.

BROWARD COUNTY

In Broward County, film permits are required for production projects on public property. Depending upon the scope of the project, specific permits may be necessary, such as tent, pyrotechnic, firearm, or environmental. The following list outlines the requirements needed to secure a film permit for most of the governmental interests in Broward County.


 

FILM PERMIT INFO 

 

CITY OF MIAMI

There is NO FILM PERMIT FEE when filming within The City of Miami unless filming with a drone ($100 application fee). However, there may be fees that may be incurred when your activities require specific City services, such as Fire and Police. In order to obtain a permit to film in the City of Miami, you will need:

FILM PERMIT APPLICATION

CITY SERVICES PERMIT APPLICATIONS*

GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE CERTIFICATE* as needed

Scouting for a shoot and not sure if your location is within our jurisdiction? Take a look at our City of Miami Zoning Map and check for yourself

 

UAS (DRONES)

  • Applications must be submitted 14 days prior to requested usage time of UAS to ensure proper review of the application by City officials
  • A film permit must first be submitted prior to the UAS Drone Application
  • Please download the FAA B4UFLY App. The app is available for free download in the App Store for iOS and Google Play store for Android. B4UFLY is an easy-to-use smartphone app that helps unmanned aircraft operators determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect at the location where they want to fly
  • Flying UAS in and around stadiums is prohibited starting one hour before and ending one hour after the scheduled time of any of the following events: 

    • Major League Baseball
    • Major League Football
    • NCAA Division I Football
    • Nascar Sprint Cup, Indy Car, and Champ Series races

    Specifically, UAS operations are prohibited within a radius of three nautical miles of the stadium or venue.

 

Apply for your City of Miami UAS Permit HERE.

 

Pay UAS Drone application fee HERE.

 


 

POLICE

 

PARKS

 

MIAMI PARKING AUTHORITY

 

FIRE

 

N.E.T.

 

MARINAS

 

MARINE STADIUM

Please contact the Department of Asset Management for approval. Vivian Izsack (305) 416-1476 vizsack@miamigov.com

 

WATSON ISLAND

  • Contact: Nathalie H. Goulet, Esq. (305)206-8761 or Fax (305)531-3748 ngoulet@flagstonegroup.com

 

MARINAS DIVISION

Contact Stephen Bogner (305) 579-6950

All film/photo shoot locations shall be approved in advance by the Marinas Supervisor – No changes or modifications to locations or schedule shall be made without prior City authorization.

  • FILMING: Rate – Up to 4 hours: $500; each additional hour $100
  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Rate – Up to 4 hours: $250; each additional hour $100

 

MANUEL AIRTIME FEES

Contact (305) 960-4686

Filming Rates

  • Four (4) hours or less - $735
  • Eight (8) hours or less - $892.50
  • More than eight (8) - $1,050

* THE WEBSITE LINKS ARE UPDATED AS OF APRIL 2018 - WE ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE COUNTY FILM PERMITS DEPARTMENTS BUT WE ARE CERTAINLY PROUD TO BE SUPPORTERS OF FILMMAKING IN FLORIDA. ENJOY FILMING IN FLORIDA!