Resident Beach Parking Passes

To qualify to purchase a beach parking pass you must live or own property within Town limits.

  • Passes are valid until December 31, 2022 for designated Town of Hilton Head Island beach parking lots only.
  • A beach parking pass is valid for reserved parking at all times for the 135 spaces located at Islanders Beach Park.
    • Beach pass holders are authorized to use the 25 metered spaces at no additional cost.
  • Parking is reserved 8 am - 3 pm for the 30 designated spaces located at Driessen Beach Park.
  • Beach pass holders are not required to feed the meter at any of the Town's public beach access parking lots.

2022 - 2023 Beach Parking Passes are not available for purchase at this time.
Updates will be provided soon.

Apply for a Beach Parking Pass

Step 1. Download and complete the Beach Parking Pass Application.

Beach Parking Pass Application

Step 2. Attach copies of the required documentation.

  • Driver's License
  • Vehicle Registration(s)
  • Proof of Ownership or Residency
  • Valid SC DMV Golf Cart registration if you are purchasing a pass for a golf cart.

Applications submitted without the required documentation will be returned.

Step 3. Include check or money order for $30 payable to the Town of Hilton Head Island.

Step 4. Mail or drop off your completed application, documentation and payment.


Facilities Management
12A Gateway Circle
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

* Beach parking passes will NOT be available at Town Hall.


Town of Hilton Head Island
Attn: Beach Pass
12A Gateway Circle
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

* Please allow Town staff time to review and process applications. Upon approval the beach pass will be mailed to you.

You have your beach parking what?

  • Place it on driver side rear bumper only and it must be affixed by adhesive on sticker.
  • Your vehicle with a beach parking pass is valid for parking at any Town beach access park, even in metered spaces.
    • Vehicles must be parked in a designated parking space.
    • Any vehicle not parked in a designated space (i.e. on the pine straw, in a No Parking zone, etc.) is subject to towing at the owner's expense.
  • The beach parking pass is only authorized for the vehicle for which it is issued.
    • Transfer of the decal to another vehicle invalidates the pass and subjects the decal to removal by a Town of Hilton Head Island representative.
  • When purchasing a new vehicle or replacing a rear bumper, remove the current pass from the bumper and return it to Facilities Management at 12A Gateway Circle for a replacement pass at no charge.
    • Failure to follow these procedures will result in the need to purchase a new pass for $30.


Contact the Facilities Management Division at 843-342-4580.