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Greater Sudbury

Public Invited to Review Draft Film By-Law Online and On-Site

The City of Greater Sudbury welcomes public review of a new municipal by-law that will define policies and processes to service a growing local film industry. The draft film by-law, as well as related amendments to existing by-laws, is available for review and comment at Citizen Service Centres and www.greatersudbury.ca/film

Citizens who would like to discuss the draft film by-law with municipal staff are invited to attend a public input session on Monday, August 17, starting at 4:30 p.m. at Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury. Suggested revisions to the draft by-law and general comment will be accepted online, on paper and in person until Thursday, August 20, 2015.

Greater Sudbury has experienced significant growth as a location of choice for feature films, television series, commercial segments and student film projects. An average feature film will hire and train up to 50 crew members from Northern Ontario over a six week period. Since 2012, it’s estimated that direct local spending from film and television projects has totaled more than $45 million.

The City of Greater Sudbury supports the film industry by offering a number of services, including a film liaison to assist with identifying locations and other resources for filming, appropriate permits, parking plans, by-law exemptions, modifications to municipal infrastructure, risk and safety management, and more.

The draft film by-law streamlines regulation of filming on municipal property for faster turnaround of permits and responsive service. Pending adoption of the by-law by Greater Sudbury Council, staff will create guidelines, templates, maps and checklists specifically tailored to the needs of the film industry.

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