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Business Licenses

The City of San Dimas welcomes your business to our City. A business license is required in order to conduct business with the City of San Dimas. The business license staff is available to assist you in completing your application and in obtaining other City required clearances or permits. This includes contractors and subcontractors and those working out of their home. All special event vendors are also required to possess a valid City of San Dimas Business License. For further information regarding business license click on the link below.

Film Permits

The City requires that any organization and/or person filming in the City of San Dimas obtain a filming permit from the City. Filming includes, but is not limited to, staging, shooting, filming videotaping, photographing for feature motion pictures, television, commercial and non-theatrical productions. Filming for the purposes of reporting on events or persons that are in the news for newspapers, television news and other news media is excluded.

The City of San Dimas Filming Permit was created in order to allow and assist filming of motions pictures, television productions and commercials in the City, while protecting the safety, property and convenience of the City's residents, businesses and visitors. A valid city business license and film permit must be obtained before any filming activity can commence.

Please refer to the links below for detailed filming requirements and forms.
In order to obtain a filming permit, you may call (909) 394-6220 to request an application, apply in person or download the application.

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