Increase in L.A. County Fire Hourly FSA Rate, Effective July 1, 2019

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FilmLA was today informed that effective July 1, 2019, the County of Los Angeles Fire Department (LACoFD) will increase the hourly pay rate for Fire Safety Advisors (FSA) from $52.70 to $55.14. Existing criteria will remain in effect regarding FSA assignments, including: All job assignments are scheduled for a minimum of four hours per day. Time-and-a-half rates apply after an … Read More

Increase in L.A. County Roads & County Flood Fees Effective July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, a revised schedule of L.A. County road and flood fees will take effect, as happens annually. The revised fee schedule is as follows: L.A. COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS: Road Fees L.A. COUNTY ROAD INSPECTION FEE:  $370.00 (previously $360.00) ROAD APPLICATION FEE/ISSUANCE FEE:  $168.00 (previously $163.00) ROAD ENCROACHMENT PERMIT PROCESSING FEE:  $306.00 (previously $297.00) L.A. COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS: … Read More

CicLAvia – Mid City Meets Pico Union, June 30th

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On Sunday, June 30th, 2019, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Mid City Meets Pico Union. Beginning at 9 am, portions of area streets will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community, CicLAvia closes streets for residents to run, walk, bicycle, or skate upon, limiting their availability … Read More

The Performing Arts Center Reduces Fees for Overnight Filming in Grand Park

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Grand Park

In response to requests from the film & TV industry the Performing Arts Center (Music Center), Los Angeles County Supervisor, Hilda Solis’ office and the Los Angeles County CEO’s office have notified FilmLA of a reduced fee schedule for the use of Grand Park for overnight filming. For clarity “overnight” filming is activity that occurs between 10 pm until 6 … Read More

Angeles National Forest Extends Review Period for Film Permits

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Angeles National Forest

The United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service and the Angeles National Forest have informed FilmLA that due to staffing constraints, the Forest Service will be unable to meet standard turn-around times for film permits. Requests to film in the Angeles National Forest will be considered for approval on a case-by-case basis, until further notice. The minimum review period … Read More