Permit Information - SAN DIEGO (CITY) FILM OFFICE


Thank you for choosing to locate your production in the City of San Diego. San Diego is a city that welcomes filming and looks forward to working with you throughout the production process. The City of San Diego understands that productions may take place within a short planning timeframe and may involve a number of locations that include public and private property.
To address the wide range of production activities and locations, the information included on the this Webpage has been assembled to assist you in obtaining the proper authorization to film within the City of San Diego. For detailed information regarding filming in the City of San Diego, please review the Filming Production Guidelines. If your production will take place at locations that are not within the City of San Diego’s jurisdiction, please contact those jurisdictions directly.

Type: Regional Film Office

Bayardo, Sofi
Special Events and Permits Specialist, Office of Special Events and Permitting, San Diego Unified Port District
3165 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
619.686.6463 phone 1
619.725.6001 / 686.6200 phone 2
619.952.7981 mobile

Shimabukuro, Brandy
Filming Program Manager, Special Events & Filming Department - City of San Diego
Civic Center Plaza, 1200 Third Avenue, Suite 1326, San Diego, CA 92101
619.685.1340 phone 1
619.846.2099 mobile


The California Film Commission (CFC) coordinates with the over 60 Regional Film Offices to help promote and facilitate filming throughout California. Regional Film Office Partners support productions that wish to film in a local region. They operate as part of their jurisdiction's chamber of commerce, county, city, or convention and visitors bureau. Regional Film Office Partners have a knowledge of production and will coordinate film location activities when a production company wishes to film in their area. We recommend that your first call should be to the local Regional Film Office Partner. It could save you a lot of time, money, and energy. // updated 5.7.2011 / 7.20.2011 / 6.8.2012 / 7.27.2012 / 8.2.2013 / 8.8.2013 / 8.27.2013 / 9.9.2013 / 8.5.2014 / 10.20.2014 / 12.2.2014 / 8.19.2015 lm / 12.11.2015 lb / 1.27.2016 lb / 2.17.2016 lm / 12.23.2016 lb / 4.30.2018 / 12.3.2018 / 4.18.2020 lm

77 Locations

Location ID Address
30th Street Garage 7558 3335 30th Street, San Diego, CA
Adventure Hornblower @ Port of San Diego - Ho... 10076637 970 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Anza-Borrego Desert Roads 1517 Borrego Springs Roads, Borrego Springs, CA
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (SP) / Clark D... 1127 200 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA
Balboa Park - Amphitheater / Botanical Buildi... 1830 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA
Belmont Park Mission Beach 1561 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA
Bill and Maxine Wilson Skate Park - San Diego 7404 702 South 30th street, San Diego, CA
Blacks Beach and Scripps Institution of Ocean... 10072339 La Jolla, CA
Border Field State Park (SP) 1849 The park is located 15 miles south of San Diego via I-5, Dairy Mart and Monument Roads., San Diego, CA
Borrego Valley Airport aka Borrego Springs Airport 1370 1820 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA
BRICK - Urban Industrial Event Venue 10158296 2863 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA
Brown Field Municipal Airport 1376 6810 Curran St, San Diego, CA
Camp Marston 1867 4761 Pine Hills Rd, Julian, CA
Campbell Creek Ranch 7854 3535 Alpine Bl, Alpine, CA
Carlsbad State Beach (SB) 7476 7201 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA
Coronado Bridge - Highway 75 1436 Route 75, San Diego, CA
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park (SP), Lake Cuyamac... 1126 12551 State Highway 79, Julian, CA
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 1261 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA
Emerald Hornblower @ Port of San Diego - Horn... 10076640 970 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Excalibur Cigar Lounge & Wine Bar 7612 7094 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA
Groovy Like a Movie 7920 5205 Kearny Villa Way #200, San Diego, CA
Horner Luxury Loft - San Diego 10144325 877 Island Ave, San Diego, CA
Inspiration Hornblower @ Port of San Diego - ... 10076597 970 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Julian and William Heise County Park 102 Highway 78, Julian, CA
Julian Gold Rush Hotel 397 2032 Main Street, Julian, CA
Kansas City Barbeque 3846 600 West Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA
La Casa Del Zorro Resort 346 3845 Yaqui Pass Road, Borrego Springs, CA
La Estancia Inn - CLOSED 400 3135 Old Highway South 395, Fallbrook, CA
Lafayette Hotel 404 2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA
Leucadia State Beach (SB) - locally know as B... 7647 948 Neptune Avenue, Encinitas, CA
Lord Hornblower @ Port of San Diego - Hornblo... 10076598 970 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Mission Bay and the Unified Port of San Diego 1560 1008 Santa Clara Place, San Diego, CA
Mission San Diego de Alcala 993 10818 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, CA
Mission San Luis Rey de Francia - NO FILMING 998 4050 Mission Avenue, San Luis Rey, CA
Monitor Road 3153 Monitor Rd, San Diego, CA
Moonlight State Beach (SB) - permitted by the... 7680 400 B Street, Encinitas, CA
Mooreland Avenue, San Diego 3156 Moorland Avenue,, San Diego, CA
Newport Hornblower @ Port of San Diego - Horn... 10076643 970 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Ocotillo Airport @ Benson Dry Lake / Devils S... 1061 State Route 78, Ocotillo Wells, CA
Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Are... 1125 5172 Highway 78, Borrego Springs, CA
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (SHP) 3803 4002 Wallace Street, San Diego, CA
Otay Mesa - TruckNet Truck Stop & vacant Alta... 10128173 8490 Avenida De La Fuente, Otay Mesa, CA
Pacific Southwest Railroad Museum & Campo Rai... 10028447 750 Depot Street, Campo, CA
Palm Canyon Resort 2593 221 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA
Point Loma Lighthouse 1730 End of Catalina Avenue, San Diego, CA
Pringle Street, San Diego 3203 3900 Pringle Street, San Diego, CA
Quallcomm San Diego Stadium 1254 9449 Friars Street, San Diego, CA
San Diego 84 San Diego, CA
San Diego Bay and the Unified Port of San Diego 1608 San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
San Diego Central Public Library 10084788 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA
San Diego Convention Center 2246 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
San Diego County Courthouse - Judicial Council 732 220 Broadway, San Diego, CA
San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field 1389 3225 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
San Diego State Building - 1350 Front Street 6676 1350 Front Street, San Diego, CA
San Diego State University - CSU San Diego 2766 5300 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA
San Diego Zoo and Safari Park 709 2000 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA
San Elijo State Beach (SB) 7735 2050 S Coast Highway 101, San Diego, CA
San Onofre State Beach (SB) 7743 Beach Club Rd, Oceanside, CA
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park (SHP) 7745 15808 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA
SeaWorld San Diego / Sea World 710 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA
Shops at La Jolla Village p- ShopCore Properties 10157713 8801-8879 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA
Silver Strand State Beach (SB) 1595 5000 Hwy 75, Coronado, CA
South Carlsbad State Beach (SB) 7758 7201 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA
Spreckels Theater 696 120 Broadway, San Diego, CA
Star of India and the San Diego Maritime Museum 1416 San Diego, CA
State Street at West Olive, San Diego 3248 2800 State Street, San Diego, CA
Studio 760 10065537 3254 Grey Hawk Court, Carlsbad, CA
The Dollhouse / San Diego Derby Dolls Trainin... 10099368 1402 F Street, San Diego, CA
Tijuana Estuary NP Point of Interest / State... 7768 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA
Torrey Pines Golf Course 1293 11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
Torrey Pines State Beach (SB) 1598 Torrey Pines Road, Carlsbad, CA
U.S. Grant Hotel 462 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA
University of California San Diego / UC San D... 10072338 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
University of San Diego / USD 10107434 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA
Villa Montezuma 1792 1935 K Street, San Diego, CA
Westfield Horton Plaza & Horton Plaza Park 565 324 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA
Westin San Diego 428 400 West Broadway, San Diego, CA