We’re glad to hear you are planning to film in San Diego. Below are some local government contacts throughout San Diego County who can directly assist you with the proper forms, permits and insurance requirements, depending on where in San Diego you plan to shoot. Please reach out to these contacts directly for your questions about filming in San Diego County.
San Diego City: Brandy Shimabukuro – 619-685-1340 – firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego City Parks and Recreation Department: Jessica Hayes – 619-235-5918 – Jhayes@sandiego.gov
Jessica covers questions about city parks and beaches and lifeguard permission.
San Diego County Parks or Land: Diane Quinones – 619-531-5184 – Diane.Quinones@sdcounty.ca.gov
Port of San Diego Film Contact: Sophie Bayardo – 619-686-6463 – SBayardo@portofsandiego.org
The Port includes Shelter Island/Harbor Island and Port district land surrounding San Diego Bay
Cabrillo National Monument: National Park Service — 619-557-5450
City of Coronado: Kellyn Sanderson — 619-522-7330 — email@example.com
Film permitting contacts for additional jurisdictions within the San Diego region can be found here.
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