Commercial Filming and Still Photography Permits
On April 14, 2006 the National Park Service published a final rule in the Federal Register that allows the NPS to implement Public Law 106-206 (P.L. 106-206), codified at 16 U.S.C. 406/-6d and amends the commercial filming and still photography regulation found at 43 CFR 5.1.
All commercial filming requires a permit. Commercial filming is defined as digital or film recording of a visual image or sound recording by a person, business, or other entity for a market audience, such as for a documentary, television or feature film, advertisement, or similar project. It does not include news coverage or visitor use. To receive a permit, click here.
Still photography activities require a permit only when:
To receive a permit for still photography activities, click here.
Did You Know?
Rock of Ages Lighthouse contained a second-order Fresnel lens which was the largest sized lens on the Great Lakes. View this magnificent lens at the Windigo Visitor Center.