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Beach Parking Permits

All Collier County property taxpayers and full-time residents are eligible to receive an annual permit to park at all City of Naples and Collier County beaches free of charge.

Residents of the City of Naples may obtain their free annual beach parking permit from City Hall at 735 8th Street South.

Residents must provide proof of residency, specifically, a drivers license and original vehicle registration, both with the same name and address within the City limits. Non-residents who own property in the City limits must provide a copy of their Collier County tax statement reflecting an address in the City limits, as well as their current drivers license and vehicle registration.

Effective October 19, 2011, City Beach Parking Permits will be available to purchase for $50. These stickers are ideal for non city/non county residents or non city/non county property owners who are visiting and wish to park at the city or county beaches without paying an hourly or daily fee. You may purchase this beach parking sticker from the Cashier at City Hall, 735 8th Street South.

Collier County residents (outside the City limits) can obtain their free Collier County Beach Parking Permit at most of the Collier County Community Parks including the Freedom Memorial Park on Golden Gate Parkway and the Collier County Public Library at 650 Central Avenue.

City Beach Parking Permits are valid at any City or County beach.

Documentation needed to prove eligibility for a free permit, as well as times and locations for Collier County parks , is online at the Collier County Government web site.

Beach parking permits must be firmly affixed to the inside of the windshield in the lower corner of the driver's side of the vehicle. They are not transferable. Vehicles with valid beach permits may park free of charge in metered spaces at City and County beaches, beach ends of City streets, and in any space designated as requiring a beach permit.

Beach parking permits are valid for one year only. Observe the month that is punched on your beach parking sticker, and remember to replace the permit before the month ends.

Beach Parking Rules
All of the parking areas have educational signs to assist visitors in understanding the parking rules.

The rules are:

· ALL Unmetered Parking Spaces Require a Beach Parking Permit.
· ALL Metered Parking Spaces Require Payment or Beach Parking Permit.
· Please help keep your beach clean-No Littering.
· No Glass, Animals, or Fires Allowed on the Beach.
· No Parking of Trailers, Trucks, Recreational Vehicles or Buses within one block of the beach. Violators will be towed.

Beach Parking With a Handicap Sticker

According to Florida Statute 316.1964, any holder of a disability permit is able to park at any space without having to pay at any metered space.  The only requirement is that the person who the permit is assigned is driving or being transported.  A disability permit does NOT allow parking in a bus loading zone, fire zone, handicapped access aisles, any areas posted as "No Parking" zones, or for parking in excess of the posted time limit.  Do not park at any metered beach parking space between the hours of 11pm-5am.

Parking Meters
Information:


· Cost is $0.25/10 minutes
· $1.50/hours
· Quarters only


Pay Stations /Pay-by-Space


Several parking areas have multi-space parking meters, including Lowdermilk Park and the Naples Pier.

These machines, conveniently located near the entrance to the parking area, accept coins and VISA MasterCards. Every ten minutes of parking costs $.25, or a total of $1.50 per hour. When you exit your vehicle, make a note of your parking space number, because you’ll enter that information into the parking machine.

Once you type your parking space into the pay station and the screen will read the time your payment will expire.

Parking Ticket Fines

A handicap ticket violation fine is $250 all other violation fines are $100. Both types of tickets having a $2 surcharge added for sole purpose of funding the school crossing guard program, therefore the total cost for a handicap parking violations is $252 and the total cost for all other parking violations is $102. Timely payment of a parking ticket (excluding a handicap violation) will benefit the violator, with a reduction in the ticket. The chart below will assist you with the fines/surcharge total cost.
 

Total Ticket Cost

Payment Timeframe

Reduced Fine 

$102

Less than 10 days 

$37
 

$102 

Greater than 10 days Less than
60 days 

$47
 

$102 

Greater than 60 days 

$102
 


Paying a Parking Ticket

A parking ticket can be paid in various ways, they include:

PAY BY PHONE NOW: Pay by credit card 800-341-6786
PAY ON-LINE: www.naplesgov.com
PAY THROUGH MAIL: City of Naples, 735 8th Street South, Naples, Florida 34102

If this citation remains unpaid, it is possible that renewal of your vehicle registration may be denied and your vehicle may be subject to immobilization or tow. The City reserves the right to refer this matter to a collection agency, which may affect your credit rating.


Questions can be addressed to mailto:









Handicapped Access

The City of Naples provides handicap beach access at a number of beach ends, the City Pier and at Lowdermilk Park. Lowdermilk Park also has beach wheelchairs available.
  • 17th Avenue South
  • 4th Avenue South
  • 6th Avenue North
  • 8th Avenue South
  • Horizon Way
  • Lowdermilk Park
  • Naples Pier
  • Vedado Way
  • Via Miramar

Beach Showers


There are shower facilities at the following parks and beach ends:
  • Naples Pier
  • Lowdermilk Park
  • Vedado Way
  • Via Miramar
  • Horizon Way
  • 2nd Avenue South
  • 3rd Avenue South
  • 5th Avenue South
  • 7th Avenue South
  • 8th Avenue South
  • 10th Avenue South
  • 15th Avenue South
  • 18th Avenue South
  • 21st Avenue South
  • 33rd Avenue South
  • 2nd Avenue North
  • 6th Avenue North
  • 7th Avenue North

Naples Pier and Lowdermilk Park have full rest room facilities and snack concessions.