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All productions, general b-roll, and student films shooting in unincorporated St. Tammany Parish are required to apply for a film permit through St. Tammany Parish Government, as managed by the St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission. Upon receipt of the application, the Manager of Film will review the application and consult directly with the production to evaluate the location domain and filming needs.
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Louisiana State Park Film & Photo Policy
Note: Filming in Fontainebleau State Park and Fairview-Riverside State Park require a permit from the State of Louisiana. St. Tammany Parish Government does not require a permit for productions operating solely within the parks; however, please complete our online application so we can provide support for your production and track economic activity.
Rental Information and Rules for Camp Salmen Nature Park & Pavilion
FILMING ON PARISH PROPERTY:
Filming in areas owned and operated by St. Tammany Parish Government may or may not be permitted, including the grounds and parking areas of Camp Salmen Nature Park and the Tammany Trace hike/bike path. This does not include trailhead facilities, which are city properties and require permits from the governing authority listed above.
Applicants are required to submit a Film Permit Application no later than 5 days prior to the commencement of filming. Film Permits are issued at varying costs. Below are the documents which must be submitted:
All documents may be uploaded with the Permit Application and/or Location Request or emailed directly to Roberta@LouisianaNorthshore.com