Parks and Open Space

Garden Rules & Etiquette

Honeys Garden
Garden Etiquette 
  • Stay on the guided paths
  • No pets are allowed in the May Arboretum
  • Do not pick fruits, flowers, or any vegetation
  • Please be courteous of others and do not play music
Photography Policy

Persons may photograph in County parks without a permit providing:

  • Park rules and regulations are complied with at all times
  • Does not interfere with visitor use/enjoyment of the park
  • Professional sets, groups of actors or large equipment is not involved
  • Simple props and/or use of one or two models for non-commercial purposes is permissible
  • Conducted during normal hours the park is open to the public
  • No disturbance or rearrangement of any feature of the park
  • If photography is related to a facility rental there is no charge during the time indicated on the rental permit (e.g. weddings, graduation party

A Photography permit is required for:

  • Professional Photography (1-25 people) - e.g. studio/photographer for hire, photography with the intent to sell photos - $25/event   
  • Professional Photography (26 - 100 people) - e.g. studio/photographer for hire, photography with the intent to sell photos - $100/event
  • Commercial Productions - e.g. television, advertisements, movies, documentaries - $200 - $10,000/event

An annual permit is also available for Professional Photography (1-25 people only) - $150/year

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If you would like to apply for a Photography Permit please complete an application and hold harmless.  You can fax to (775) 829-8014 or email it to reserveparks@washoecounty.us or contact Parks Administration at (775) 823-6500.

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