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Filming and Photoshoots at Wastewater Facilities

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Looking for a place to film your next movie or a location to snap some pictures for an ad? Regardless of your next production type, we might be the perfect spot for you. If you are interested in finding out more information about filming at one of our facilities, you have come to the right place.


Getting started
Here are a few steps you must follow in order for us to us best accommodate your request:
  • Please give us a two-week notice prior to the filming day
  • Please submit this form to help us better understand your project(s) and needs
  • You will need a permit from the San Francisco Film Commission to film at our facilities. Contact the San Francisco Film Commission to get started on obtaining a permit by calling 415-554-6241 or by visiting their website at www.filmsf.org/
  • You will need to fill out a Rider user agreement form. Please click here to get started
What you need to know
  • Payment is due in advance of filming. Make checks payable to: SFPUC Wastewater Enterprise.
  • No one under the age of 18 years is allowed to partake in filming at the Oceanside Treatment Facility due to construction.
  • Your film/production crew is responsible for cleaning, putting back any signage removed, and removing any items brought from outside for filming.

Pricing

Description  Cost
Administrative Flat Fee $100.00
Facility Usage Fee $500 minimum (for up to 4 hours)
$1,000 minimum per day (for more than 4 hours)
Labor / Staff Time for a crew up to 6 people during normal working hours: Monday- Friday 6am-3pm One 7373 Senior Stationary Engineer @ $96/hour
Labor / Staff Time for up to 6 people during non-working hours:
Monday-Friday before 6am and after 3pm, All-day on Weekends
Fees are 1.5 times the hourly rates described above per staff member:
One 7373 Senior Stationary Engineer @$144/hour
Labor / Staff Time for more than 6 people:
(1 staff member per 6 people) during normal working hours
One 7373 Senior Stationary Engineer @ $96/hour, plus
One 7372 Stationary Engineer
@ $85/hour
Labor / Staff Time for more than 6 people during non-working hours (1 staff member per 6 people):
Monday-Friday before 6am and after 3pm, All-day on Weekends
Fees are 1.5 times the hourly rates described above per staff member:
Each 7373 Senior Stationary Engineer @$144/hour plus
One 7372 Stationary Engineer @ $127/hour

 

 

All payment is due prior to production of any type. Please make checks payable to:
SFPUC Wastewater Enterprise

Please contact us for additional pricing information if you are with a non-profit or are a student.

Sample Project Pricing:

  • Sample project will have a film crew of 6 people.
  • Project will take place at Oceanside Treatment Facility for four hours.
  • Project will take place on a weekday during normal working hours of 11am-3pm.

Description
Cost
Administrative Flat Fee $100
Facility Usage Fee $500 (for up to 4 hours)
Labor/ Staff Time 1- 7373 Senior Stationary Engineer
@ $96/hour (x 4 hours) = $384
TOTAL COST: $984 *

* Price above does not include the SF Film Commission permit fees.

Last updated: 6/26/2015 2:36:39 PM