Special use permits are required for any activity that provides a benefit to an individual group or organization rather than the public at large. A permit is also required for an activity not initiated, sponsored, nor conducted by the National Park Service that is disruptive or potentially disruptive to normal park operations.
A $50 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with the application form for the application to be considered. If the permit is approved and issued, additional fees will be charged to recover costs incurred by the National Park Service for administering the permitted activity.
If you are unsure if the activity you have planned requires a special use permit please call 724-329-5512.
You may download a Special Use Permit application by using this link: "Application for Special Use Permit".
Print blank form, complete with pen, sign and mail it to:
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Please note, the application will not be processed until the application fee is paid unless the superintendent has granted a waiver.
Applications for filiming do not have interactive fields to complete on-line. Follow this link for an application for commercial filming/still photography permit (PDF): "Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit" (short form, 10-931).
Some filming requests, those that include unusual locations or changes to the park for example, will require a slightly different a application for filming/still photograpy permit (PDF): "Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit" (long form, 10-932).
Wedding parties, family reunions, and graduations do not need a commercial photography special use permit unless:
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