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Novi Film Office

"Speaking for myself, I will not only consider the City of Novi in the future for film shoots, but will also inform the metro Detroit film community of what a great experience shooting in Novi can be."
- David Rumble, Location Manager, Demoted


Welcome to the City of Novi. Ranked 48th out of the top 100 places (from among the 716 cities with populations between 50,000 and 300,000) to live across the United States by Money magazine, the City of Novi is one of the premier locations to film in the United States. Home to picturesque parks, beautiful and safe neighborhoods, first-rate retail areas and some of the nation's most cutting edge industries and corporations, Novi has it all!

The City of Novi is film friendly, with special ordinances and a streamlined permit process that ensures all your needs are met. In this section of our website, you will find downloadable versions of our permit application, our ordinance, and links to helpful resources, contact information, fees and guidelines. Also available are links to helpful resources, contact information and more!

Filming Demoted

If you are interested in filming in our community, please contact Victor Cardenas at 248-347-0450.  He will be able to answer any questions or concerns that you may have about filming in Novi.

 Film Permit Package (Application, Hold Harmless Agreement, Fees/Guidelines)
 Film Permit Ordinance