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Filming

In order to conduct filming in the City of Taft a FILM PERMIT is required.  In addition order to obtain a Film Permit the following are required:


FILM PERMIT APPLICATION 

Film Permit Application


ENCROACHMENT PERMIT 

Please refer to: http://www.cityoftaft.org/docview.aspx?docid=22805


FILM PERMIT FROM KERN COUNTY FILM COMMISSION 

Please refer to: http://www.filmkern.com/permits


In order to conduct filming and obtain the necessary permits, the following is a summary of the minimum requirements that must be met.  Depending on the filming locations, additional steps may be required. 


WRITTEN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM ALL AFFECTED BUSINESSES/RESIDENTS IS REQUIRED, INCLUDING THOSE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE SAME BLOCK, FILMING IS NOT ALLOWED WITHOUT 100% IN WRITING FROM THE OWNER.


48 HOUR POSTING IS REQUIRED FOR NO PARKING, ACTUAL TIMES AND LOCATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE, PUBLIC WORKS STAFF TIME AT $80/HOUR FOR MAKING AND POSTINGS SIGNS, NUMBER OF HOURS DEPENDS ON AREA TO BE POSTED.


INTERMITTENT TRAFFIC CONTROL REQUIRES 2 TRAINED CITY EMPLOYEES AT $80/HOUR, 2 HOUR MINIMUM, NO SPLIT SHIFTS.  CITY NEEDS ADEQUATE TIME FOR SCHEDULING STAFF.


THE CITY HAS AREAS THAT CAN BE USED FOR FILM CREW STAGING UPON REQUEST, THIS IS APPROVED VIA THE ENCROACHMENT PERMIT.


YOU MUST HAVE A FILM PERMIT FROM KERN COUNTY FILM COMMISSION AND THE CITY OF TAFT.


If you intend to conduct filming on or around Kern St., please notice that KERN STREET IS A CALTRANS RIGHT OF WAY, and additional PERMITS MUST BE OBTAINED FROM CAL TRANS


For additional information please contact Christy Lowe clowe@cityoftaft.org


     
     
     
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