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Movie Ranch Overlay Zone

Santa Clarita was the first city in the 30-mile zone to create and approve a special zoning designation, the Movie Ranch Overlay Zone, that supports filming at local movie ranches.MROZ_MapOfSC_10-23-14 (Large)

The Movie Ranch Overlay Zone assigns certain areas within the City of Santa Clarita where location filming and production related facilities, including soundstages, are permitted by right.

The Movie Ranch Overlay Zone was created as a way to support existing entertainment industry businesses, attract new production and film companies to Santa Clarita, and encourage location filming and full service motion picture and television filming at movie ranch properties.

Productions filming at Movie Ranch Overlay Zone designated properties benefit from reduced cost permits and expedited permit processing time.

There are currently six movie ranches located within the City’s Movie Ranch Overlay Zone:  Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, Rancho DeluxeRancho Maria, Diamond V Ranch, Sable Movie Ranch, and Veluzat Motion Picture Ranch.

It is expected that additional properties will be annexed into the City’s Movie Ranch Overlay Zone in the future.

For more information on the Movie Ranch Overlay Zone, please contact the Film Office at (661) 284-1425.

































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