Film or video
Find out what you need to know to do film or video work in Minneapolis.
Streets, sidewalks and alleys
You need an obstruction permit to do film or photography work on any Minneapolis:
We do not charge a fee for a one-day permit.
Apply for an obstruction permit
You need a permit from the Minneapolis Park Board if you do film or photography work on park property. Park property includes:
- The riverfront
Fees may vary.
Apply for a Minneapolis Park Board permit
Minneapolis City Hall
You need a signed agreement with the Municipal Building Commission before doing film or photograph work inside City Hall.
Business Licenses & Consumer Services
Community Planning & Economic Development
Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday