Eight week wait time for new business licences
It is currently taking up to eight weeks to get a business licence. A business licence is a requirement for a film permit; please apply early.
Your proposed filming locations could mean that you work with the:
- City Film and Special Events branch (for most public spaces, except parks)
- Park Board Film and Special Events office (for in and around parks)
- Both the City and Park Board
Review application requirement and additional information prior to getting a permit.
Step 1: Review what parks and park facilities are available for filming
Step 2: Apply for a master agreement and review proposed film sequences and locations
Step 3: Apply for a permit and staff will review application
Step 4: Arrange for use of specific locations and apply or other required permits or approvals
City Film and Special Events branch
Park Board Filming and Special Events office