Our varied locations, historic districts and diverse architectural styles are among the reasons The Northshore is the perfect locale for your next film production. Our charming communities of Abita Springs, Bush, Covington, Folsom, Lacombe, Madisonville, Mandeville and Slidell are bustling with unique locations and resources to aid in creating a phenomenal production.
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@VisitTheNorthshore.com
At this time, filming in areas owned and operated by St. Tammany Parish Government is not permitted, including the grounds and parking areas of Camp Salmen Nature Park, Kids Konnection Playground at Koop Drive, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish Fishing Pier in Slidell, and the Tammany Trace hike/bike path, which does not include trailhead facilities, which are city properties and require permits from the governing authority listed above.
Filming in Fontainebleau State Park and Fairview-Riverside State Park require a permit from the State of Louisiana. Click here for more information: Louisiana State Park Film & Photo Policy. 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.
The St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission maintains a free database of St. Tammany locations that are available for use in films, television shows, commercials, music video, photo shoots, digital media projects and more. We receive requests from media industry professionals seeking a wide range of locations, including: small towns, courthouses, parks, farms, restaurants, small businesses, hospitals, and so on. If you own or manage a property in St. Tammany Parish that you would like to be considered as a production location, we welcome your submission for inclusion in our locations database. Submit your property for consideration by completing our online submission form.
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