Film Permits

The City of South Pasadena welcomes any business or individual that wishes to engage in commercial filming activity on public or private property within the City. In addition, college students and non-profit organizations require film permits but may qualify for reduced or waived fees.

Specifically, the film office:

  • Coordinates all filming activity in the City.
  • Acts as liaison between production companies and residents or business owners, as well as with internal departments such as police, fire, and public works
  • Issues and monitors film permits
  • Maintains a location library and list of film-friendly locations
  • Works with film companies and residents to mitigate impact during a film shoot

Helpful Links:

The City of South Pasadena contracts with Athens Services for rubbish service and collection. For customer service, or for information regarding rental bins, please call Athens Services at (888) 336-6100.