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PERMITS: FILM, BEACH USE, RIGHT OF ENTRY

Film Permits
For information on Film Permits in Los Angeles, contact the Film L.A. Inc.

Film L.A. Inc.
1201 W. 5th Street
Suite T-800
Los Angeles, CA 90017
TEL 213-977-8600
FAX 213-977-8610

Right of Entry Permit
(This permit is only for construction, not beach events - please see the Beach Use Permit below for events.)

A Right of Entry Permit is needed, in addition to other regulatory requirements, when your construction activity or construction staging requires access through or use of County's property, which includes properties in Marina del Rey and County operated beaches. If you are not sure whether your project requires a permit, please call our Permit Administrator at 310-305-9504 to verify. To request a Right of Entry Permit, please click the following link to complete an application. Please allow up to approximately two weeks for processing. Be sure to read all the details before submitting an application as an incomplete application will delay the permit issuance and the prepaid application fee will not be refunded.

Click here to apply for a Right of Entry Permit.

Beach Use Permit

All organized groups require a Beach Use Permit for any event on the beach. There are four types of Beach Use Permits: School, Youth Camp, Beach Use Permit, and Beach Clean-up.

For information, call 310-305-9543. You must use the online system to apply for a Beach Use Permit. To prepare the information needed to apply for the permit, download and print out the forms for the type of permit you need. Making your application early will give you the best chance to reserve the date and location that you prefer. Completing the Beach Use Permit application on the website does not guarantee your date or location.

School Beach Use Permit

Click here to apply online for a School Beach Use Permit.

To prepare the information needed for the School application, download and print these forms. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Youth Camps Beach Use Permit

Click here to apply online for an Youth Camps Use Permit.

To prepare the information needed for the Youth Camps application, download and print these forms. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Beach Use Permit for All Other Groups/Events

Click here to apply online for a Beach Use Permit

To prepare the information needed for the Beach Use application, download and print these forms. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Beach Clean-Up Permit

Click here to apply online for a Beach Clean-Up Permit

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

To obtain a permit, contact the Department of Beaches & Harbors to schedule date and location of event. Applications must be submitted a minimum of two weeks in advance. Depending on type/size of event, a detailed proposal may be required. Applications may be faxed (310-823-6841) or mailed to: Department of Beaches and Harbors, Attention: Permit Section, 13483 Fiji Way Trailer #4, Marina del Rey, CA 90292.

FEES

All permit fees must be paid in advance. Mail or deliver in person to: Department of Beaches and Harbors, Attention: Permit Section, 13483 Fiji Way Trailer #4, Marina del Rey, CA 90292.

REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT

Determined by the size and type of event. Permittee will be notified during the application processing period.

INSURANCE

An original (hard copy) insurance certificate must be issued to the Department of Beaches and Harbors.

TRASH CONTAINERS

A dumpster will be required for all groups of 500 or more attendees. Permittee will bring in at their expense. Must be dropped in parking lot (permittee will pay for all parking spaces). Dumpster must be removed promptly after event.

PORTABLE RESTROOM FACILITIES

Depending on type/size of event, portable restrooms may be required.

POWER

No electrical hook up available. Permittee must supply their own generator.

PARKING (only parking lots under County control)

Overnight parking for Recreational Vehicles is available only at Dockweiler Beach Recreational Vehicle Park. No other overnight parking is permitted. For information regarding parking lot use, contact Parking Concepts Inc.(310-821-1081).

MUSIC · AMPLIFIED LIVE MUSIC IS PROHIBITED. (No bands)

Any acoustic music will need written approval by the Department of Beaches and Harbors. · Music to remain as "background" music for the event. · Lifeguards and/or any Peace Officer will be the determining factor in what is considered too loud and are authorized to modify and/or nullify the permit or any part thereof at any time. · Should any part of the amplified sound portion of your permit be breached, you will jeopardize the completion of your event, any future events and your security deposit. All speakers must face the water. · No amplified sound to begin prior to 9:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. at Manhattan Beach).