Resident Beach Parking Permit


A Great Value for City Residents!

Frequent beachgoers will enjoy the value of permit parking and easier access to the beach with Residental_Beach_Permitan annual RResident Beach Parking Permit.  With this permit, Fort Lauderdale residents are able to park free at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (formerly known as South Beach), North Beach, and the Las Olas Intracoastal Lot (E-Lot). (Resident Beach Parking Permit is not valid for use during special events.)

  • The price of the Resident Beach Parking Permit is $24 per year. There is an additional $6 fee if you would like the permit mailed to you. 
  • The permit may be purchased online (MasterCard or Visa only) or in person at the Transportation and Mobility Department, located at 290 N.E. 3rd Avenue. Weekday hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays until 5:30 p.m.
  • Proof of Fort Lauderdale residency is required to purchase a permit. For new permit applications, the following four documents with the same name and address are required: Apply Online Now
    • a valid 12-month residential lease or proof of ownership of a homesteaded property within the incorporated City of Fort Lauderdale boundaries,
    • a current vehicle registration,
    • a current Florida driver's license, and
    • a current utility bill (within the past 30 days). Acceptable utility bills are water, electric, or cable.
  • For permit renewal, a valid Florida driver’s license and a current utility bill (within the past 30 days) are required.

Call Parking Customer Service at 954-828-3700 for more information.

Parking Rates for Non-Resident Visitors

Location   Rate  Hours 
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park 
(700 Seabreeze Boulevard)
$1.75/hour 5 a.m. – 2 a.m.
(no parking allowed from 
2 a.m. – 5 a.m.)
North Beach
(east side of A1A from N.E. 13th Street to N.E. 18th Street)
$1.75/hour 5 a.m. – 11 p.m.
(no parking allowed after
11 p.m.)

North Beach (south end - east and west side from Sunrise Boulevard to N.E. 13th Street)

$1.75/hour  5 a.m. – 4 a.m. 
(no parking allowed from 
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.)
Las Olas Intracoastal Lot (E-Lot at N. Birch Road and E. Las Olas Boulevard)  $1/hour

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
(no parking allowed from
2 a.m. – 7 a.m.)

Alternatives to Beach Parking

Broward County Transit is the Way to Go

Broward County Transit (BCT) is the number one public transportation option for service to and from Fort Lauderdale Beach. BCT rates and schedules are available at or call 954-357-8400.

Sun Trolley: Just Wave and Ride

For weekends and late nights, the Sun Trolley can be hailed like a cab. Regular service is available throughout the day for $1 per trip or $3 per day. Schedules are available at or call 954-761-3543.