LAPD Tactical Alert for Inauguration Day

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The Los Angeles Police Department has informed FilmL.A. that it has received an increased number of public assembly permit requests for activities commencing on Inauguration Day 2017. As a precaution, the LAPD will be under tactical alert to ensure public safety during planned demonstrations in high traffic areas. During this time, officers will be unavailable for filming related details. Officers … Read More

2016-17 Holiday Filming Restrictions

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2016 – 2017 Holiday filming restrictions and moratoriums for FilmL.A. served areas are as follows:   City of Los Angeles In an effort to reduce the impacts of construction, events and filming to businesses and merchants that rely on revenue generated during the holiday season, the City of Los Angeles implements a relaxation of production activity in commercial districts from … Read More

LA County Animal Care & Control Processes and Procedures for Animal Exhibition Permits

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The County of Los Angeles Animal Care and Control office has notified FilmL.A. of its processes for the use of animals on film sets. When using a live animal for still or motion filming, production companies will be required to contact the Department of Animal Care and Control to obtain a Permit for Animal Exhibition. This requirement applies to all areas of … Read More

LA/Ontario International Airport Permitting Changes Effective 11/1/16

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The Los Angeles World Airports has notified FilmL.A. that beginning November 1, 2016, all permits for LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) will be handled by the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). Requests for permits for film activity at Ontario International Airport starting on November 1, should be directed to Mr. Dan Adamus, Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Adamus can be contacted by … Read More

San Gabriel River Ranger District Production Hiatus Begins 10/01/16

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The Angeles National Forest has informed FilmL.A. that beginning October 1st through October 17th, the San Gabriel River Ranger District (SGR) will not be able to accommodate any requests for filming. Popular locations that may be affected are Mt. Baldy Ski Resort, Buckhorn Lodge, San Gabriel OHV Area, Crystal Lake campgrounds, Glendora Mountain and Glendora Ridge Roads, etc. (see map … Read More

LAUSD License Agreement Requests

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The new approval process for License Agreements for use of LAUSD properties has sometimes resulted in slower responses than in the past. Due to this new process FilmL.A. has also received more rejections of requested License Agreements. As a result of this recent change, it is our recommendation that applications be submitted to FilmL.A. no less than four full week-days … Read More

City of L.A. Approves Fee Increase for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers, Effective 1/01/17

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The City of Los Angeles has informed FilmL.A. that it has plans to implement a fee increase for the hiring of Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSOs). The newly revised fee for UFSOs will increase to $75 (4 hour minimum). The increase will take effect on January 1st, 2017. Uniformed Fire Safety Officer INCREASE EFFECTIVE 01/01/2017 Rate: hourly (4 hour min.): … Read More

Bicycle Transit Systems Releases Costs Associated with Metro Bike Share Station Shut Down and Relocation

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The Bicycle Transit System (BTS) has released a list of fees associated with the relocation and or removal of Metro Bike Share Stations for with production activity. Removal/relocation options vary (from 1- 4) based on the type of removal/relocation requested. All relocation/removal requests are subject to the following terms set by Metro: All requests must be approved by Metro. All … Read More

Metro Presents CICLAVIA – Heart of LA 10/16/16

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On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAvia – Heart of LA. Beginning at 9 am, 5.75 miles of area streets along West 7th Street, Broadway, 1st Street, Central, East 4th Street and Boyle will be closed. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in the Heart of Los Angeles, CICLAVIA closes streets for … Read More