You need to receive a permit from Oak Canyon Nature Center if any of the following apply…
You will be photographing persons for any reason with equipment other than a camera phone
You will be paid for your services by a client
Your photographs will be published
You will sell your photographs
You will be utilizing props or creating a scene
You will be utilizing any Nature Center facilities, such as the amphitheater or deck area
You do not need a permit if…
You are taking photographs of the natural settings/ wildlife that cannot be classified under one of the conditions listed above.
Applications should be filed no later than ten (10) days in advance of the date you wish to shoot. To check availability or to file an application, contact Oak Canyon Nature Center by phone at (714) 998-8380 or via email. Production companies may be required to receive a permit from the Public Works Department.