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The city of Las Vegas Film Office is located at the Development Services Center, 333 N. Rancho Drive, 9th Floor
The City of Las Vegas is proposing an ordinance to filming activity within the City; repealing LVMC Chapter 11.56, pertaining to filming activity on City property, and replacing that Chapter with a new chapter 12.04 to provide updated and more comprehensive regulations regarding filming activity within the city; and providing for other related matters.
In accordance with NRS Chapter 237, trade associations, owners and officers of businesses which are likely to be affected by a proposal, as well as other interested persons, may submit comments, data or arguments to the city concerning whether any of the provisions of the proposal will:
- Impose a direct and significant economic burden upon a business; or
- Directly restrict the formation, operation, or expansion of a business
A copy of proposed amendments can be found electronically below by clicking on the VIEW link for each amendment that you would like to review or in hardcopy at the Public Works Administration office on the 9th Floor of the Development Services Center.
Comments, data or arguments may be submitted as follows:
On-line: Click the COMMENT link for the amendment you would like to comment on.
By mail or hand delivery:
City of Las Vegas - Department of Public Works
Development Services Center
333 North Rancho, 9th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89106
By fax: (702) 382-0848
By email: Filming@lasvegasnevada.gov
The following amendments are currently repealing LVMC Chapter 11.56, pertaining to filming activity on City property, and replacing that Chapter with a new chapter 12.04 of the city of Las Vegas and are open for public comment as part of a Business Impact Solicitation:
Files below are in PDF
format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader
8.0 or above.
A film permit is needed to film a commercial, still photo, music video, documentary, motion picture or television show in downtown Las Vegas. Applications and information are listed below. Contact (702) 229-6276 or e-mail for inquiries.
If drone use is requested, the applicant must provide an FAA exemption for that individual/company to use that specific drone for filming operations.
Nevada Revised Statutes require that you register your project with the Nevada Film Office (State of Nevada). Registration can be completed at www.NevadaFilm.com, and is free of charge.
Film Permit Application
City of Las Vegas Downtown Areas of Interest
General Downtown Filming Grid
Construction Parking Permit / Commercial Zone Variance Form
Downtown Parking Finder