Filming and photography

Filming and photography rules

If you are considering the North Sydney Council area as a site for a film production or still photography, there are some requirements that need to be met, and you must apply to North Sydney Council for permission.


It is expected that applicants are familiar and comply with the following guidelines:

North Sydney Council may take action due to failure to comply with requirements or if there are reasonable complaints regarding your filming activities.

Filming on privately owned land

Council approval is not required for filming on private land. However, filmmakers must notify Council even when filming is entirely contained within private land.

Bookings at Council

Applications to book sportsfields, small park gatherings, weddings, or requests for filming permits, must be sent to our Bookings Team in Council's Customer Service Centre.

Address: Customer Service - Bookings, North Sydney Council, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060

Telephone: 02 9936 8200