HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMITStep 1: Download & fill out the appropriate applications form (see form links below.)
Step 2: Pay the fee applicable to your application Electronically through Zion National Parks pay.gov account. (Processing fees range from $25 – 150. Details are found within the application paperwork or on the information page specific to your activity.)
Step 3: e-mail us the completed application form.
Step 4: If your request is approved, a permit containing applicable terms and conditions will be sent you. The permit must be signed by the responsible person and returned to the park for final approval by the Park Superintendent before the permitted activity begins.
Application Forms for Special Use Permits (SUP)
Commercial Filming/PhotographyProfessionals profiting from images and film collected from Cedar Breaks National Monument must apply for a Commercial Film/Photography permit at least three weeks in advance of filming or videotaping in the park. NOTE: Instructional photography & art workshops require a different application/permit found on the Commercial Use Authorization Page.
- For shoots with five or less people,
Download the Film & Photography - Short Application Form - MSWordDocument
- For shoots with five or MORE people,
Download the Film & Photography - Long Application Form - MSWordDocument
Visit the Commercial Filming & Photography Information Page
Weddings, Scattering of Ashes,
With the exception of film & photography (see above paragraph) all other special use events and activities to be held in the park require the submission of a General Use Permit form and fee at least three weeks in advance. (With the exception of First Amendment Activities, which require the form at least 10 days in advance.) If you are unsure if your event/activity requires a permit, please contact us.
First Amendment Activities & All Other Non-Commercial Park Uses
HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMITDownload the General Use Application Form - MSWordDocument
Additional Information On Special Use Permits
Check out the following pages for more details on some of our more common special uses.
Visit the Weddings at Cedar Breaks Information Page
Visit the Scattering Ashes in the Park Information Page
Visit the First Amendment Activities Information Page
* Please note that there are usage limits for the number of people and vehicles for all special use activities.