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Licence for filming commercials, activities related to cinema or photography

Who can make this request? Anyone
Documentation to be submitted
  • Specific form requesting a filming or photography licence (correctly completed);
  • Explanatory report on the activity, including a description of the activities, the public thoroughfares or areas to be used, the date or planned period for the activity (as well as alternative dates in case of bad weather), contact persons, contact telephone numbers and other relevant details.
Where can I request this?

Any Integrated Customer Services Unit (OAC) (Registry)

Procedure duration This procedure has a duration of 3 months
Price and payment method

Fee for special uses of public spaces (concept 316-03).
The amount payable is stipulated in the Municipal Tax Ordinance for the current year, and varies according to the activity type (film, report, documentary, advert, etc.) as well as the length of time the public space will be used.
Fee payable for licences or permits for the use of municipally owned land for activities (concept 310-00, tariff 10).
Payment is only required in the case of adverts for cinemas and television and commercial photography.
 

Legislation
  • Legal Framework governing Activities in Public Thoroughfares and Spaces approved by the Plenary Session of Palma City Council on 10 July 1980. Published in the Official Gazette of the Balearic Islands (Boletín Oficial de las Islas Baleares, BOIB) no. 17,781, 30 September 1980.
     
Who processes the request?

Department of Interior Government
(Sección de Gobierno Interior)
Pl. Santa Eulalia, 9 (3rd floor)
07001 Palma de Mallorca

Tel: 971 21 46 80

Fax: 971 71 39 06

E-mail: palmafilmoffice@palmaactiva.com

Ways to start procedure Upon request of the party
Decision-making organization

Department of Interior Government
(Sección de Gobierno Interior)
Pl. Santa Eulalia, 9 (3rd floor)
07001 Palma de Mallorca

Tel: 971 21 46 80

Fax: 971 71 39 06

E-mail: palmafilmoffice@palmaactiva.com

Administrative silence Rejected
End of administrative recourse The resolution puts an end to the proceedings
Resources Optional appeal for reversal and administrative appeal
Comments

The following are not subject to the payment of the fee: informative reports, experimental or artistic short films, field activities organised by film schools and the taking of photos, as long as they are of a non-profit character and do not occupy the public area with infrastructure.

A permit for ambulant photography will not be granted.

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Ajuntament de Palma
Square de Santa Eulàlia 9. 07001 Palma (Illes Balears)
Telephone: 010 / 971225900 / 630308226
Email: ajuntament@palma.cat