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Filming in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, with its pleasant climate, historical buildings, attractive parks and plazas and central setting in San Luis Obispo County offers a multitude of locations for filming and photography. The City has been the location for several motion pictures, including "Murder by Numbers" and "My Blue Heaven," catalogs, magazines, and television commercials.

Commercial filming activities are welcome and the process to obtain permission to film in public areas in San Luis Obispo starts here by downloading a copy of the City's Film Regulations, available as a PDF file.

The City's liaison to all filming activities is:
Shelly Stanwyck, Director of Parks and Recreation
City of San Luis Obispo Parks & Recreation Department
1341 Nipomo Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 781-7300 - office
(805) 781-7292 - fax

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