• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Permit Office Contacts

How do I apply for a permit?
Requests for permits are taken by phone and/or e-mail in the order received. Leave a voice message and your call will be returned. Below are a list of contact information for the Permit Office. Please contact the appropriate ranger for your activity.

Commercial Use Authorizations, Still Photography Permits, and Special Events
Office of Special Park Uses
Desk and voice mail: (805) 370-2308

Motion Picture and Filming Permits
Catharine Beverly-Bishop
Special Park Uses Coordinator
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Desk and voice mail: (805) 370-2308

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