Before filing an application for filming in Arlington, the Communication and Legislative Affairs Department must be contacted to discuss the production's specific filming requirements and the feasibility of filming in Arlington, TX. Send emails to [email protected].

The Guidelines in this policy are intended to create a program for promoting economic development activity within the City of Arlington (“City”) and its vicinity. The following Guidelines are also designed to protect City residents' and businesses' personal and property rights and promote public health, safety, and welfare. The City reserves the right to impose additional requirements or conditions in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare or if otherwise deemed appropriate by the City.

These Guidelines cover requests for commercial use of City-owned property (including but not limited to streets, rights-of-way, parks, and public buildings), commercial use of private property which may affect adjacent public or private property, and the use of City equipment and personnel in all types of film projects, including but not limited to motion picture production, feature films, television programs, commercials, music videos, and corporate films.