Important:

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the East Bay Hills from Friday May 7, 11pm thru 6AM Monday.

Filming with Drones in Oakland

There are specific guidelines for filming with drones -unmanned aircraft- in Oakland.

Unmanned Aircraft System (Drones) Film Permitting will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Permits are required for all drone flight on, from, within, and over City property. Required documents to be submitted (along with a permit application):

  • Detailed Flight Plan
  • Drone Insurance
  • Pilots License or Remote Pilot Certificate
  • Drone Registration Certificate

Contact the Oakland Film Office at film@oaklandca.gov for more information about your drone film permit.