Boat Launching Permits
The City of Boca Raton requires vehicles entering Silver Palm Park towing a watercraft trailer to obtain a Boat Launch and Recovery Permit or a One Day Visitor Permit. Unpermitted vehicles with watercraft trailers are subject to a $35.00 fine and towing at owner’s expense.
To purchase a permit, applicants must provide documentation proving residency and vehicle ownership.
Permits are effective yearly from October 1 to September 30. Fees are not prorated.
Boat Launch and Recovery Permit Fees
Annual Permit Fee
Palm Beach County Resident: $55.00 (tax included)
Non-Palm Beach County Resident: $435.00 (tax included)
Daily Permit Fee
Palm Beach County Resident: $20.00 (tax included)
Non-Palm Beach County Resident: $50.00 (tax included)
A one day visit will require the boater to obtain a Daily Permit prior to launching a watercraft. Permit must be hung on the rearview mirror, visible for review. A one-day visitor permit expires 24 hours after issuance.
Permits are not transferable and must be permanently affixed to the bottom left front of the interior windshield glass of the automobile in order to be admitted into a park. Any transfer of the permit will result in a revocation. Any sticker not properly affixed to the windshield glass will cause the vehicle to not be allowed to enter the park facility until properly affixed. Sticker CANNOT be taped to windshield glass or placed on paper or transparencies.
If you should trade or sell your vehicle, OR have your windshield replaced, you must SCRAPE the permit from the windshield and return it with your receipt and new car registration. Permits that are stolen or lost will not be reissued.
Credit can be given for one (1) daily park entrance fee per vehicle towards purchase of annual pass. Payment must be made by residents within 30 days of dated receipt, ONLY if you are eligible to use that particular park. In order to obtain a credit, return the original park entrance receipt when applying for your permit. You may get a credit only at time of purchase.