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Film Shoot Business License

Applies to filming on public or private property in San Rafael

You can register online, selecting "Film Crew/Private Property" or "Film Crew/Public Property" as your Business Type.  In your "Detailed Description of Business," please indicate the number of days you will be filming on public property and private property.  PDF Applications for a Film Shoot Business License are also available.

Film shoots may require permits from the Police Department and Fire Prevention, depending on the nature of the shoot.

Contact our Parking Division if you wish to purchase meter bags near your filming location.

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