Film Permits

Sunny Isles Beach as a Location

The City of Sunny Isles Beach is home to some unique and attractive filming sites, such as: the historic Newport Pier, new luxury oceanfront hotel and condominiums, and a variety of beautiful parks.

The City has private islands, lagoons, drawbridges, marinas, docks, restaurants, parks, playgrounds, temples and churches. The space under the William Lehman Causeway offers a unique urban setting, while the Intracoastal Waterway, with Oleta River State Park to the west, offers a natural unobstructed view.

One-Stop Permitting

The Miami-Dade County Film Office issues permits for locations in Sunny Isles Beach, but only with the approval of the City of Sunny Isles Beach.

For information about who is required to get a permit, what is required to get a permit and to request a permit, visit, or call 305-365-3288.

City Requirements

To get City approval for filming, please fill out the permit application information at the below link:

Film Permit Application

Fill out the form online and click the submit button to instantly send the completed form to the City of Sunny Isles Beach for review. Someone will be in touch with you as soon as possible. You can also download the form as a PDF or email it to yourself once you have submitted it.


If you have any questions you can call 305.792.1706.

The City of Sunny Isles Beach requires that the production company sign a hold harmless agreement and name the City as an additional insured for at least $1,000,000.00 on the production company’s liability insurance. In addition, depending on the amount of people and/or vehicles, the type of filming or special effects, an off-duty officer may be required at the production company’s expense.

Contact Info

City of Sunny Isles Beach
Cultural & Community Services Department
PH: 305.792.1706
FAX:  305-792-1566