Film Permits

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Park City is a film friendly town. For filming in the city, there are steps you will need to take to obtain a filming or photography permit. We understand that every shoot is different and are here to work with you through our process. The more information we have about your film shoot, the better we can assist you and your unique requests. For questions regarding filming in Park City, please contact Chris Phinney at 435.615.5194 or


Application Process:

A complete application and written scope outlining all parameters of the request is required no later than 21 days in advance of the first date of filming. Failure to submit a complete application and/or submission of that application outside of the required time frame may delay the approval process.  Please note: application submission does not guarantee approval.

A complete application must include the following:

  • Filming Permit Application and Application Fee ($80)
  • Hold Harmless and Indemnification Form
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Operation Plans and Timeline
  • Detailed site map of planned exterior shots and activities
  • Permission letters from residents, businesses, and/or landowners surrounding or involved in your filming request 

Post Filming & Clean Up:

The permittee shall conduct operations in an orderly fashion with continuous attention to the storage of equipment not in use, as well as the cleanup of trash and debris. The area used shall be cleaned upon completion of shooting and restored to the original condition before leaving the site. If permittee fails to restore the scene to the original condition, the City reserves the right to clean and restore the scene and then charge the permittee for all associated costs.

At the conclusion of your film shoot, we may request to have a debrief meeting with you regarding your experience filming in Park City. Your experience is important to us and we value your feedback. Lastly, if you have any images or short clips from your filming to share with us, we would greatly appreciate it.


Other Documents & Helpful Information:


Filming Application  

Special Use of Public Parking

Utah Film Commission 

Park City Chamber of Commerce