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Film Office Rates

Oakland Film Office Rates for film permits, film shoot parking, City services, and City locations for filming.

Film Permit Services & Rates

Film Type Rate per day







Industrial or Web


Music Video


Short Subject


Still Photography


Student Projects

Fee Waived - Letter from school required

PSA (Public Service Announcement)

Fee Waived - Letter from organization required

City Services Rate per day

Fire Permit

$ depends on the project

Firefighter Services

$75* per hour (approximation)

Police Services

$100* per hour (approximation)
5 hour, 2 Officer minimum

City Hall Engineers

$100* per hour (approximation)

Security Guard

After hours
$35 per hour (approximation)

City Property Locations Rate per day

City Hall


City Hall Plaza (exterior)


Dalziel Building


Wilson Building


State Building

No cost

City Center

Private Property, not City owned - Subject to change

City Parks

Email or call the Oakland Film Office for daily rates

Oakland Airport

$400 per hour - Price subject to change

Parking Parking

City Street Parking


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