The Municipality of Chatham-Kent recognizes and acknowledges the direct and indirect economic benefits that film and television production can offer and welcomes commercial and non-commercial film companies to enjoy the many assets that Chatham-Kent has to offer.

Report all film and television production activity in Chatham-Kent to the Special Events Coordinator who is dedicated to serve as both your community resource and your internal municipal liaison.

When film activity takes place on municipal property, The Application Process for Events on Municipal Property applies to – but may not be limited to – the following: 

  • Feature films

  • Television films

  • Television Network Programs/Series

  • Television Commercials

  • Documentaries

  • Educational Films

  • Music Videos

  • Commercial Photography

  • Other projects approved by Council

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent reserves the right to refuse filming when: 

  • Projects break Municipal by-laws, provincial or federal laws

  • Projects are expected to be released with an X rating

  • Projects are distasteful to the general public or socially sensitive.

For clarification on whether or not your filming project qualifies, and / or for assistance with filming in general, please contact the Special Events Coordinator at 519.360.1998