Special Use Permit Information
A permit is required to conduct activities including, but not limited to:
Access for other park visitors must not be impeded. The Special Use Permit is authorization for your private event to take place on parklands and does not grant exclusive use of an area. The area identified in the permit will remain open to the public during the event. It is recommended that you schedule your event early or late in the day if you wish to increase the privacy of your event. Activities must be held at the site(s) specified on the map at the bottom of this page.
Are there other permit requirements?
Effective October 28, 2022, the National Park Service rescinded interim guidance that was in place during litigation regarding commercial filming and has returned to longstanding laws and regulations governing commercial filming in parks.
Those interested in commercial filming activities on land managed by Petersburg National Battlefield are encouraged to contact the park directly for more information about filming in the park and to discuss how to minimize potential impacts to visitors and sensitive park resources.
When is a permit needed?
Location Fee Schedule 2023
Still Photography/Audio Recording
Special Use Permit Application for a Special Event (8-2021) (Word Doc - 837 kb)
Special Use Permit Application for Still Photography - Short Form (2023) (Word Doc - 840 kb)
Special Use Permit Application for Still Photography - Long Form (2023) (Word Doc - 850 kb)
Special Use Area Maps
Last updated: October 26, 2023