What are the posting deadlines for the City of Los Angeles?
Saturday - Monday: Due by 12PM on Wednesday
Tuesday: Due by 12PM on Thursday
Wednesday: Due by 12PM on Friday
Thursday: Due by 12PM on Monday
Friday: Due by 12PM on Tuesday
With a Monday holiday:
Sunday - Tuesday: Due by 12PM on Wednesday
Wednesday: Due by 12PM on Thursday
Thursday: Due by 12PM on Friday
Friday - Saturday: Due by 12PM on Tuesday
What is the turn-around time and cost of a film permit?
The turn-around time for a film permit can take anywhere from 48 hours to 1 month depending on the jurisdiction and complexity of your shoot. Please call PPS directly for more specific information about your location(s) and a fee estimate.
Can I pay for my PPS invoice online?
Yes, you can pay for your PPS invoice online. However, we are currently not accepting credit card payments online.
How do I order LAPD officers?
You can call the PPS office to order officers for your shoot. Please give us a 2-3 day lead time when possible. Someone from the office will call you by 3PM the day prior to your shoot to confirm your officer’s call times. Once your officers are confirmed, an 8 hr. minimum will be due.
What are the current LAPD officer rates?
As of January, 2018, LAPD officers charge a rate of $57.94 per hour for the first 8 hours, plus a $75 motor fee. After 8 hours, officers are time-and-a-half. After 12 hours, officers cost double.
How do I pay for the LAPD officers hired through PPS?
LAPD officers are paid on timecard directly through production payroll. Officers can expect to receive a timecard and W2 form from production on the day of their shift, which they will turn in at the end of the shift or series of shifts if the job is for multiple dates.
What is the phone number for LADOT Towing?
For towing in the Metro Los Angeles/Valley area, please call (818) 374-4823. For towing on the Westside, please call (310) 312-3519.
What is the phone number for the City of Los Angeles Fire Department Film Unit?
You can contact the City of Los Angeles Fire Department Film Unit at (213) 978-3670.
What is the phone number for the Los Angeles County Fire Department Film Unit?
You can contact the Los Angeles County Fire Department Film Unit at (818) 364-8240.