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City Hall
1685 Main Street, Room 113
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 458-8737
Fax: (310) 576-3598

Permit Counter Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Filming in Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica contracts with FilmL.A. for permit coordination services for the City. FilmL.A. accepts applications for permits to film within the public right-of-way, including City parks and facilities.

Submit all film permit applications directly to FilmL.A. through their Online Permit System at www.filmla.com at least 5 business days before the first day of filming. For more information, please contact FilmL.A.’s Production Planning Department at (213) 977-8600.

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