GET FOCUSED on Miami
Timeframes for Film permit approvals
◊ A minimum of 24 hours for a simple permit.
◊ Examples: County wide for small still shoots, swale parking,
parks and beaches.
More complicated permits:
◊ Rolling roadblocks 2-3 days, depending on the how long it takes to
◊ Intermittent Traffic control, 3 days minimum. Requires police and
Public works approval.
◊ Lane drops and road closures can take up to two weeks to approve.
◊ Lane drops and road closures both require Police approval in writing
and a MOT before we can submit the request to public works for
◊ Port of Miami, Airport 7-10 working days, some preferred areas at
these locations can be expedited. Both locations require police.
◊ Transit – Property that received FTA money requires FTA approval
and can take up to 30 days to obtain approval.