Filming and Photography
A permit is required for the following types of filming and photography
Commercial, such as:
- Catalog photos
Non-commercial use, such as:
- Engagement photos
- Wedding photos
- Cotillion photos
- Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited school working on a class project to qualify for a student rate.
To apply, download and complete the Chicago Park District 2013 Media Permit Application.
Fax (312) 742-6038
Chicago Park District
Department of Park Services
541 N. Fairbanks Ct., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
News Media Confirmation Permit
To conduct a professional journalism-based activity on park property a News Media Confirmation Permit is required. To obtain this permit, contact the Chicago Park District Department of Communications at 312-742-4786.
If you have any additional questions, view our Frequently Asked Questions page, or call (312) 742-5369.