Summer Restrictions for Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors

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With summer fast approaching, Southern California beaches are gearing up for the yearly migration of beachgoers flocking to our sand and surf. Also on the horizon are the annual Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors Summer Restrictions for film production.

The 2024 Summer season will span from Friday, May 24th to Tuesday, September 8th.  Please note the following limitations during this period.

No Filming, Still Photography,
or Production Parking
Restricted Days
All County owned or operated beach properties
(including County properties in Marina del Rey)
All County owned or operated beach propertiesSummer Holidays:
Memorial Day (May 24-May 28),
Independence Day (July 3-July 5),
Labor Day (August 30-September 3)
Malibu Surfrider Beach (including the parking lot)Every Day
Venice Beach at the Breakwater and “Avenues” towers
(Ave 18-Ave 26 towers)
Every Day
Zuma Beach – at all towers*Every Day
*Zuma Beach parking lots for crew parking and basecamp may be available for weekday use only on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that the weekend restriction for all Los Angeles County parking lots means no equipment left over weekends.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the FilmLA Reservations team, and we’ll be happy to assist you!  Contact us by phone at 213-977-8600 or by email at

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