City of Bloomingdale – Permits & Guidelines

Thank you for choosing the City of Bloomingdale for your filming needs!

Permit Requirements

After registering with the Savannah Regional Film Commission through their Project Registration Form, each City of Bloomingdale-owned location should be submitted to the City Administrator via the City of Bloomingdale Film Permit Application.

The City of Bloomingdale requires all productions to submit a permit application at least 10 days before filming.

For more questions on filming in Bloomingdale, please contact:

Charles D. Akridge
City Administrator


Please upload all notification letters using THIS FORM.  For an example of a notification letter, please click HERE.


Motion Picture, Television, and Photography Fees
Description Fee
Application Fee $200.00
Use of City Property $1000.00 with stipulations
Police Officer Security/Extras $40.00/hr (4 hour minimum)
Police Vehicle $500.00/day
Fire Truck $1000.00 with stipulations
Water Hookup, Metering, water, etc. Based on Current Rates
Public Works assistance in road closures, etc. Based on Current Rates
Last Minute Changes and/or Requests $250.00


Fire Prevention Permit / Plan Review Fees
Sprinkler $75 Flat (building under 50,000 sq.ft.)
$100 Flat (building over 50,000 sq.ft.)
Life Safety Inspection $65 Flat (per visit)
Fire Inspection No Fee Flat (initial visit and one follow up)
$50 Flat (each additional after two failures)
Plan Review $75 Residential
$100 Commercial & Industrial


For Police needs, please contact:

Captain Michael Foune
Bloomingdale Police Department
(912) 748-8302