For filming in city parks, please visit Parks Film Shoot Request Form and complete online form. Your request will be routed to the appropriate individual park manager. Please allow at least 48 hours for park manager to respond to your request. Once park manager has approved your shoot, submit OFTB online permit referencing park manager who provided approval.

Please Note: Location requests within some specific parks are handled directly through a Conservancy group and require a separate application process. If the Park you would like to film in is listed below, please visit their website for further instructions.

Battery Park City
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Bryant Park
Central Park
Hudson River Park
Prospect Park

3 Steps to a Permit!

Step 1

When a Permit Is Required and Fee Info
Insurance Requirements
Optional Permit

Step 2

Filming in a Park
Online Application

Step 3

Find a Community Board
Find a City Council District
Find a Business Improvement District
Sample Resident Letter

Step 4

International Productions
Red Carpet Premire Permits
Calendar of Citywide Events