Commercial Use Permits - Filming in Fairfax County Parks
Public Information Office
The Herrity Building, 9th Floor
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: 703-324-8702 or 703-324-8662
Fairfax County offers a rich variety of landscapes from which to choose - from the lake fronts and rivers to farmland and wetlands to forests and fields. You will also find architecture that spans the centuries from colonial to modern as well as recreational facilities including golf courses, tennis courts, pools and sprayparks.
All professional videographers are required to obtain a commercial use permit. With the permit you will have a scheduled use of the park area, avoiding conflicts with other groups and events.
How to Apply for a Commercial Use Permit
- Complete the Commercial Use of Parkland Permit Application. Submit the completed application by email or fax.
- Your request will be reviewed for approval and you will be notified to forward applicable fees.
- Payment must be received prior to issuance of the permit. Payments may be made by check or credit card by mail, or in person at the Public Information Office during regular business hours. Credit card payments may also be made by telephone. Please do not email credit card information.
- Once payment is received, you will receive a confirmation email that will serve as your permit. Please bring your confirmation email with you to your filming session.