Friday, Jul. 31, 2015    Login | Register           

Coweta adds film production guidelines

The increasing number of movie and television productions has led to the need for a set of guidelines for production companies wanting to use county property for filming and related activities. To that end, the Coweta County Commission approved the new guidelines at the Feb. 5 meeting.

Coweta County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Event Services Tray Baggarly in a recent letter said research on how other counties handle film projects led to the Film/Video Production Guidelines and the Film Location Agreement.

The idea, said Baggarly, is for the county Event Services Dept. to coordinate with outside entities wanting to film in Coweta County. Commissioners said Baggarly will oversee the process though some requests, such as road closures, will still come before the commission.

The guidelines took effect immediately and will include a fee structure. A sampling of the fee structure includes a charge of $1,500, for a 10-hour day, for use of the historic courthouse in Newnan, $1,000 per day for other county buildings, $500 to film on the exterior grounds of a county building and $100 per day on county roadways or right-of-way.


Ad space area 4 internal


The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction-related lane closures within five miles of a shopping mall or major shopping district on all interstates and major state routes be

Sponsored Content


“... if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” — Leon Kass, M.D., “Toward a More Natural Science”


Peachtree City Recreation and Special Events will host a Back to School Bash Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Glenloch Recreation Center (601 Stevens Entry).


“Ready, Set, Breakfast” is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location, The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive.