Please contact the Community Resources Department by calling (310)318.0280 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The City of Hermosa Beach welcomes businesses and individuals that wish to engage in commercial filming, videotaping or still photography. Film permits are required for all commercial filming activity on public or private property within City boundaries. Students enrolled in community college, university or trade schools filming for non-commercial and educational purposes, may be exempt from some fees but are still required to obtain permits. The guidelines and regulations contained herein apply to all filming activity. Conditions may be attached to individual permit based on impact.
The City of Hermosa Beach is home to many convenient service and retail enterprises that offer goods and services needed by film companies. We encourage film companies and their crews to patronize local businesses where possible.