Indy Parks and Recreation maintains 211 parks, over 11,000 acres, 135 miles of trails, and other valued amenities. In order to keep these park spaces beautiful and welcoming, and in adherence with existing guidelines, a vendor permit is required for professional photography, commercial filming, and the selling of food, merchandise and beverages. Park staff is available to assist vendors with securing a preferred space and reviewing required documents and fees.
Permits are NOT required for any video or still photography, if:
Park Staff approved permits are REQUIRED in advance for video or still photography, if:
Park Staff approved permits are ALWAYS REQUIRED in advance for the selling of food, beverage, or merchandise in the parks.
How do I purchase a permit?
What documentation will I need to purchase a permit?
Certificate of Insurance
How will permits be enforced?
Further questions about processing the commercial photography, vendor, or commercial filming permits?
Photo Use Agreement
Indy Parks requires a vendor permit for any commercial video or photography shoot on all city park property, including greenways.
A permit application must be completed and submitted with the appropriate fees prior to the day of shooting/filming.
Commerical Video and Photo Shoot Agreement.doc
Indy Parks Vendor Permit Fee FAQs.docx