Filming in Banyule

A permit is required to film or undertake commercial photography within public spaces – for example streets, footpaths, ovals, bushland reserves – around Banyule.

If you plan to film or undertake commercial photography in or near a building we own or manage, you are also required to apply for a filming location agreement(PDF, 29KB).

Application

Your application to film on our land will require:

  • contact details of all involved
  • running sheet
  • pedestrian and traffic management plan
  • safety and risk mitigation plan
  • site plans
  • communication (stakeholder notification) plans
  • certificate of currency for public liability insurance regarding the filming activity
  • completed filming location agreement (where applicable).

Permit criteria

We will review your application against the criteria set out in our Filming in Banyule Guidelines.

Read our filming in Banyule guidelines(PDF, 58KB)

Our guidelines set out expectations and requirements for filming and stills photography, and your application will be reviewed against this criteria. This includes filing for:

  • TV or feature films
  • shooting ads
  • student film projects
  • documentaries
  • music videos
  • commercial stills photography (including wedding photography).

Read our Conditions for filming and still photography(PDF, 38KB).

Filming is usually not permitted between midnight and 6am. In some instances, permission may be granted for filming during these hours.

Fees

Filming duration and type Fee
Filming application $160.00
Student filming application $0.00, form still required
Filming or commercial photography: first full day $750.00
Filming or commercial photography: subsequent full day $375.00 per day
Filming or commercial photography: first half day $375.00
Filming or commercial photography: subsequent half day $187.50 per day
Essential vehicles and crew parking permits: first day $150.00 per 8 bays
Essential vehicles and crew parking permits: subsequent day $80.00 per 8 bays per day
Weekday filming or commercial photography inspection $140.00
Weekend filming or commercial photography inspection $370.00
Unit base fee $500.00 per day

Apply for a filming permit

Contact us

Talk to the Municipal Laws team on 9490 4222 or enquiries@banyule.vic.gov.au before submitting your application.