Film Permits

The City of Whittier has designated the Public Works Department's Engineering Division to work directly with production companies for the issuance film permits.  Their number is (562) 567-9500.

To apply for a film permit:

  1. Download and complete the following forms:

    Film Permit Guidelines - City Council adopted new changes to the filming guidelines on November 8, 2016.

    Filming Permit

  2. Fax both forms to Helen Gonzalez at (562) 567-2874 or e-mail them to

  3. Helen Gonzalez will contact you to confirm the receipt of the forms and to provide you with additional information about the application process.

  4. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department's Engineering Division at (562) 567-9500.

For additional information, please review Whittier Municipal Code Chapter 5.44 MOTION PICTURES.