Beach Parking Permits

To purchase a permit, applicants must provide documentation proving residency and vehicle ownership.

  • Residency proof (home address) - can be ONE of the following original documents: current City/County tax bill, water bill, Florida Power/Light bill, rental/lease agreement, current Florida Driver’s License or notarized letter from the condo association.  University student and faculty residing on campus may establish proof of residency by submitting a signed letter by the Director of Housing, certifying that they reside on campus.  Residents and individuals must own property in their own name.
  • Vehicle ownership is proven by presenting ONE of the following: the current State Motor Vehicle Registration; Title, current Bill of Sale; vehicle Rental/Lease agreement (in applicant’s name); or current insurance card for each vehicle.

Permits are effective yearly from October 1 to September 30.  Fees are not prorated.

Red reef

City Residents 
Ownership of South Beach, Red Reef and Spanish River Parks is held by the City. City residents are allowed use of all three parks for one permit cost of $65.00 (tax included).

Beach and Park District Residents
The City of Boca Raton owns the Red Reef property, and the Beach and Park District provides all funding for operation and maintenance.  This agreement allows the district residents to use South Beach, Red Reef, and Spanish River Parks for one permit cost of $65.00 (tax included).

County Residents
Residents of Palm Beach County may purchase a permit for South Beach Park only, through an agreement between the City and County. The City is responsible for all operation and maintenance, with the provision that County residents be allowed usage of the Park at the same rate as City residents, $65.00 (tax included).

Permits are not transferable and must be permanently affixed to the bottom left front of the interior windshield glass of the automobile in order to be admitted into a park.  Any transfer of the permit will result in a revocation.  Any sticker not properly affixed to the windshield glass will cause the vehicle to not be allowed to enter the park facility until properly affixed.  Sticker CANNOT be taped to windshield glass or placed on paper or transparencies.

If you should trade or sell your vehicle, OR have your windshield replaced, you must SCRAPE the permit from the windshield and return it with your receipt and new car registration.  Permits that are stolen or lost will not be reissued.

Credit can be given for one (1) daily park entrance fee per vehicle towards purchase of annual pass.  Payment must be made by residents within 30 days of dated receipt, ONLY if you are eligible to use that particular park.  In order to obtain a credit, return the original park entrance receipt when applying for your permit.  You may get a credit only at time of purchase.