City of Alameda Permit Information

You can obtain the required Special Event Permit-Filming forms directly from the City of Alameda Planning Department Monday-Thursday. Note that ALL City offices are CLOSED on Fridays. Alternatively, you can click here and select the “filming” link to download the forms directly. Not every shoot in Alameda requires a permit so feel free to read our guidelines or contact Alameda on Location to discuss the nature of your project.

City of Alameda Planning Department

2263 Santa Clara Avenue Room 190 (@ Oak Street)

Alameda CA 94501

(510) 747-6800

Open M, W, TH from 7:30am to 4:00pm

Tuesdays from 7:30am to 3:30pm