Filming in Fayetteville


Filming in Fayetteville

The City of Fayetteville recognizes the importance of the creative economy, which includes motion picture production. Production management at the local level is coordinated through the Parking Management Division. 

Motion Picture Permit 

Professional filming in Fayetteville requires a completed motion picture permit to be submitted via email to Please provide an overhead of the film location which includes logistics, road closure request and other pertinent information. If you are not requesting to close a road or conduct intermittent traffic control (ITC), you do not need to complete a special event permit as well. 

Motion Picture Permit

Example Overhead

Special Event Permit

All road closures or public parking lot rentals require a special event permit. For more information on the special event permit process, please visit the Parking Management website. If you are requesting a road closure for your production, please submit both permits.

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