The City of Hermosa Beach welcomes businesses and individuals that wish to engage in commercial filming, videotaping or still photography. Film permits are required for all commercial filming activity on public or private property within City boundaries. Students enrolled in community college, university or trade schools filming for non-commercial and educational purposes may be exempt from some fees but are still required to obtain permits.

We appreciate your interest in filming in Hermosa Beach. 

Film/Still Photo Permit Applications require AT LEAST 7 business days for processing from the day the application was confirmed as received by the Department. Please note business hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.