LO Parks Photo Pass

Commercial photography LO PARKS PHOTO PASS permits are issued to ONE individual for the express purpose of Still Portrait Photography or Videography in any Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation park and open space. An LO PARKS PHOTO PASS is good from one year from the date issued. The cost is $150 for residents and $173 for Non-Residents.

 Read the Conditions of Use document under Supporting Documents below. The Conditions of Use document contains all the information pertinent to the program and to obtaining a permit. The application is also listed under Supporting Documents below.

The LO PARKS PHOTO PASS permit is intended for shooting pictures or video of a non-commercial Client by a Photographer or Videographer.  With this Pass, the Photographer/Videographer is shooting pictures and or video of the client only.

For example:  A Photographer is contracted by a couple to take their wedding photos in a park following their church wedding, park wedding or park reception; or, a Photographer is contracted by parents who want their family pictures taken in a park.

An LO PARKS PHOTO PASS permit does not allow third party commercial activity.

For example:  Advertising or marketing photo shoots where a company contracts with an outside photographer or uses its in-house photographer to shoot advertising stills that will be used for sale or promotion of a product, advertising or marketing photo shoots where a company contracts with an outside photographer or uses its in-house photographer to shoot models or talent.

This type of third party commercial activity is covered under the City of Lake Oswego Film/Photo PERMIT program and policies and must be issued 45 days prior to the event and on a per occurrence basis and charged at current Master Fee rates.  The Film/Photo PERMIT program and policies and form can be found at the Film/Photo Permits page.