The following is information about the Temecula Filming Permit Application. There are just three steps to complete the process: complete film permit application, provide a Certificate of Insurance, and pay a $50 processing fee. There are no other fees charged by the City of Temecula or Film Temecula.
Once the permit is reviewed, it will be assessed if fire, police or other resources are needed.
Fire Department resources area assigned to shoots on a case-by-case basis. If it is determined that your shoot requires Fire Department resources, Fire Department personnel will be charge for their hourly wage (with a 2-hour minimum) and a bond will be issued if there is a need for Fire Department Equipment.
Contractor/Vendor shall maintain at all times during the term of the Film Permit one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence in commercial general liability insurance for bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage. All such policies shall name the City, the City Council, and each member of the City Council and City's other officers, employees and agents as Additional Insured under such policies.
When deemed necessary by the City, Contractor/Vendor shall maintain one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence in automobile liability insurance for bodily injury and property damage including coverage for owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles in a form and with insurance companies acceptable to City.
All policies shall contain a provision stating that the Contractor/Vendor policies are PRIMARY insurance and that insurance of City or any named Additional Insured will not be called upon to contribute to any loss.
All insurance policies are to be placed with Insurers with a current A.M. Best rating of no less than “A “policyholder rating and a financial rating of not less than Class VII. All insurers shall be licensed by the State of California to issue insurance in the State of California.
You must provide proof of liability insurance (via Certificate of Insurance) and a Letter of Endorsement (ISO form #CG-20-12-07-98 or equivalent) naming the City of Temecula, its officers, agents, employees and/or volunteers as an additionally insured in the amount of $1 million.
The Insurance Certificate and Letter of Endorsement must read verbatim:
City of Temecula, Successor to the Redevelopment Agency and the Temecula Community Services District, 41000 Main Street, Temecula, CA 92589 and their officers, officials, departments, employees and volunteers are named Additional Insured on General and Auto liability policies.
An additional Insurance Certificate and Letter of Endorsement are required in the event of the use of airplanes or helicopters in the amount of $10 million, using the verbiage above.
FAA approval, in writing, is required.
Workers Compensation Requirements
Proof of workers compensation insurance is required.
Please fax a copy of the certificate(s), along with the Letter(s) of Endorsement, to the Inland Empire Film Commission at 909-382-6060 and a hard copy of the Insurance certificate(s) and Letter(s) of Endorsement must be mailed to: City of Temecula c/o Inland Empire Film Commission, P.O. Box 1785, San Bernardino, CA 92402.
In order to process the application in a timely manner, the application, certificate(s) of insurance, a Thomas Bros. Map (or equivalent), with page and location clearly marked, and must be received 2-4 days prior to filming. Please contact the Inland Empire Film Commission once a location has been chosen to determine the availability of the location. All reservations are tentative until we receive confirmation of property owner approval.
If you are interested in filming within the City of Temecula, please call (951) 491-6085 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.