Fairfx Co. Public Hearing on Photo Fees

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Read the full article here at  Exposed DC
This is a guest post by Kat Forder; she owns a portrait studio outside of Baltimore, Md.

Next Wednesday, the Fairfax County Park Authority Board will meet to hear public opinion on photography permit fees. These fees are uniquely applied to photographers in public parks – no other businesses or individuals using public parks are charged a special fee – and Fairfax is the only Virginia county to implement such a fee.

This is the last meeting they will hold before voting whether or not to continue requiring photographers to pay permit fees in all Fairfax County Parks. The rate is currently $100 per use in any public park, but the county has new proposed fees which have not yet been made public.

Local photographers also completely understand and support private entities that are charging fees for use of their own green…

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