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LO Parks Photo Pass

Foothills Park

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.