Guelph Film Office

The City of Guelph is temporarily not issuing film permits on public property.

From limestone buildings to modern structures, Guelph’s rich history boasts a varied and unique mix of locations available to the filming community. Conveniently located one hour west of Toronto, Guelph is a welcoming community to the film and television sector.

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Production companies require a permit from the City of Guelph if the filming:

  • occurs on any City of Guelph owned property; including but not limited to: parks, roads/streets, facilities, sidewalks, etc.
  • violates a City of Guelph bylaw; activities that include but not limited to: noise, parking, pyrotechnics, street closure, etc.


Please note that the fees are based on the 2021 rates and fees. Additional fees may apply depending on the details around your request.

City Property Filming – Booking

The City’s special events and tournaments coordinator will work with you throughout the film planning process to ensure requirements are met within timelines and questions get answered to ensure an enjoyable event for everyone involved.

Contact information

Booking and events coordinators
[email protected]
519-837-5678, option 1

General information

If you are looking for general information about the city of Guelph, tourism connections, and other supplier contacts we would be happy to answer any questions.

Contact Information

[email protected]