It is the policy of the Village of Niles to allow interior or exterior locations on public or private property to be used in the filming or taping of movies, TV programs, commercials or training films, and related activities. The Village Manager may authorize the use of any Village owned property, right-of-way, equipment and/or building for commercial uses listed hereinabove only if the personal and property rights of affected residents and businesses can be adequately protected, unreasonable and unnecessary disruptions to the community can be avoided, rights of the public to a safe and normal use of the public streets, rights-of-way, and property can be protected. Requests for the use of public or private property as a location for film production will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the Village Manger.
To obtain the Commercial Motion Picture Production Policy and Procedures, click here.
To obtain the Commercial Motion Picture Production Application, click here.
For more information or questions, contact the Village Manager's Office at 847-588-8000.