Film Location Permit Application

Please read carefully:

Film location approval is required for any activity on Regional roads which would include traffic stoppages, traveling shots, lane or road closures.

Any organization/person planning a filming event on a Regional road must first obtain proper approval from Durham Region and from Durham Regional Police. Please contact Durham Region Film Office at 905-668-4113 ext.2617

For Non Regional roads please contact the appropriate Municipality:

Town of Ajax – 905-619-2529 ext 3231
Township of Brock – 705-432-2355
Municipality of Clarington – 905-623-3379 ext 2251
City of Oshawa – 905-436-5617
City of Pickering – 905-420-4660 ext 2050
Township of Scugog – 905-985-7346 ext 132
Township of Uxbridge – 905-852-9181 ext 202
Town of Whitby – 905-430-4300 ext 2315

Durham Regional Police Service – 905-579-1520 ext 4352

Applicant Details

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Film Location Permit Details

Date Instructions

Start Date is the commencement of filming. End Date is the completion of filming. If completion of restoration is not the same as completion of filming, please provide completion date of restoration in the next field.

Please provide an alternative date

Insurance Requirements

The undersigned Organization or Agency shall assume all liability for any and all incidents that may arise as the result of the event described herein, and shall indemnify and save harmless the Region from any actions, claims, suits, or demands made against the Region by any person or persons, whether directly or indirectly, arising from the issuance of this permit. The undersigned Organization or Agency shall provide the Region with a Certificate of Insurance on the Region's form (available for download below)  prior to commencing; and, shall maintain liability insurance in the amount of at least $5 million for the duration of the application; and, shall name the Regional Municipality of Durham as additional insured on the Certificate of Insurance. All certificates must be completed by the insurance broker or insurer on the Region’s form. The completed insurance form can be uploaded below or emailed to the Region of Durham at


Please use the map OR the text area to enter the location: Map (preferred method): • Zoom in to the map using the +/- or zoom scrollbar located to the left of the map • Right click on the map to add a marker • Routes may be created using multiple markers • Markers may be moved by holding down the left mouse button on the marker and dragging it to the new location. Text Area (located below the map): • Enter intersections in the format: Main Rd. and Cross Rd. • Enter road segments in the format: Main Rd. from Cross Rd. to Cross Rd. • For locations in front of a specific address, zoom in to the map until the property address is visible and enter the marker in the appropriate location.

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