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Residential Beach Parking Permit

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A Great Value for City Residents!

Frequent beachgoers will enjoy the value of permit parking and easier access to the beach with an annual Residential Beach Parking Permit. With the purchase of this permit, Fort Lauderdale residents are able to park at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (formerly known as South Beach), street meters in the North Beach area, and the surface parking lots located to the north of the new Las Olas Garage (Intracoastal E-Lot) and on the south side of the Las Olas Bridge (South Side E-Lot), without paying for individual parking sessions. See a map of the residential beach permit parking areas pdf. (Residential Beach Parking Permit is not valid for use during special events.)

  • The price of the Residential Beach Parking Permit is $24 plus tax per year. Apply Online Now BUTTON
  • 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 two documents with the same name and address are required: 
    • a current vehicle registration,
    • a current Florida driver's license

Residential Beach Permit Online Application Instructions

If you have any questions on how to navigate the parking portal please read the Online Application User Guide pdf or review the frequently asked questions. pdf

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 by phone at 954-357-8400.

Sun Trolley: Just Wave and Ride

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