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Video Production Permit

Film and Video Production Permit

A Film and Video Production Permit is required for any person or company producing a film, television or video production within Forsyth County. A $100 permit fee must accompany the application and may be paid by cash, check, or credit card.

If you are interested in obtaining a Film and Video Production Permit, please complete the application and release agreement via the Customer Self-Service (CSS) portal. These documents must be returned to the Department of Planning and Community Development at 110 East Main Street, Suite 100, Cumming, GA 30040. Some exemptions to the application requirement may be allowed based on the location and scope of production. Please contact Lisa Carpenter to discuss the application process and request the required documents.

Lisa Carpenter
Planning Technician
770-781-2115 ext. 2840

Forsyth County looks forward to serving the film and video industry through a coordinated team approach so that applications are processed quickly to accommodate production needs. Film permit processing time typically takes 3 days on average once all required documents are received.

A Film and Video Production Permit shall not serve as a regulatory approval for any activity other than Film and Video production at the identified location. The applicant is required to independently become familiar with and satisfy any other applicable State and local regulations.


Download the Film Community Planning Guide

Download the Forsyth County Release Agreement