Following guidance from the province's Restart BC Plan and new health and safety regulations from WorkSafeBC, we are taking all necessary steps to protect public health and maintain the safety of our employees.
To film in the District, you are required to submit a film permit application, along with several supporting applications or documents.
Permits, licenses, and other requirements
|Film permit (download the application form)||Must be submitted five working days before filming|
|Business license for non-residents||Licence must be valid for the year you will be filming|
|Certificate of insurance (with $5 million liability)||Name District of North Vancouver as an additional insured|
|Security deposit cheque||A minimum of $3,000, depending on location and film project|
Additional permits you may need
|If you plan to...||You will need...|
|Park vehicles at your location||Parking request form|
|Use streets or sidewalks for filming, or to alter the flow of traffic, control traffic intermittently||Street use permit (submitted five working days before filming), may require RCMP traffic control/escort|
|Use an electric generator on site||Permit application form and contractor authorization (72 hours notice is required for permit to be valid)|
|Access water via a fire hydrant||Hydrant use permit|
Get more details about application requirements
Learn more about what you need to film in the District — including insurance, approvals, and traffic management — in our complete filming and policy guidelines.