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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Parking & Parking Passes

Charlotte County beaches & boat ramps have parking pay stations. The cost is $0.75 per hour. If you have a State issued handicap permit (plate or placard), you may park for free at any Charlotte County operated beach, park, boat ramp or fishing pier, provided the person issued the permit is present.

Parking Hours

Englewood Beach and Port Charlotte Beach: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Boat Ramps and Fishing Piers: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Pay at the Machine (Currently Unavailable)

This service is currently unavailable. No cash, coins or credit cards will be accepted at the meters at this time. 

Pay on ParkMobile Mobile Application

Beach and boat ramp parking can be paid at the beach with your smartphone or in advance by tablet, computer or smartphone. Visit the ParkMobile website or download the app from Google Play or the App Store. 

Annual Parking Pass

Parking passes are available for those who frequently visit and enjoy our beautiful Charlotte County beaches and boat ramps. Passes can be purchased by mail or in-person and need to be affixed to the vehicle on the inside front windshield, passenger side, bottom corner.

Annual Pass
  • $53.50
  • Effective for 1 year from the month of purchase
6 Month Pass
  • $37.45
  • Effective for 6 months from the month of purchase
3 Month Pass
  • $26.75
  • Effective for 3 months from the month of purchase

Beach and boat ramp patrons are encouraged to renew or apply for a new parking pass by mail.

By Mail

Complete the Parking Pass Application and mail it with your payment to Charlotte County Community Services – Administration, 1120 Centennial Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33953. Providing a self-addressed, stamped envelope helps reduce the cost of this program.

Payment must be made by check or credit card. Cash is not accepted. Checks should be made payable to Board of County Commissioners. Please allow 10 business days for processing and return mailing of your new pass.

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