Satellite Beach-Imposed Fees at Hightower, Pelican Beach Parks Won’t Come at Cost for Brevard County Residents
By Space Coast Daily // September 4, 2023
Annual Parking Permits are available online
BREVARD COUNTY • SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA – Brevard County residents are eligible for free parking and beach access at Hightower Beach Park and Pelican Beach Park even as the City of Satellite Beach implements a Beach Parking Fee Program for out-of-town visitors to its beachside parks.
Annual Parking Permits are available online effective September 1 Permit applications require a minimum of 72 hours to be processed. The hourly and daily parking rates will be implemented on Friday, September 15.
Both Hightower Beach Park and Pelican Beach Park are former county-owned properties, which were deeded to the City of Satellite Beach in 2013.
Parking at these locations will remain free for all Brevard County residents with proper passes, which can be obtained at the City of Satellite Beach parking website. Passes will be required for other Satellite Beach beachside parking areas.
Satellite Beach is implementing these daily parking rates (effective September 15):
■ Brevard County residents are eligible to obtain a free annual pass that will allow parking at Hightower Beach East Parking Lot and Pelican Beach Park without being required to pay the daily parking rates.
■ For anyone residing outside of Satellite Beach city limits, the annual pass rate is $75 for access to ALL of the beach parking areas within the City of Satellite Beach, or $2.50 per hour with a maximum of $10 per day. A mobile phone convenience fee of $0.35 will be added to each mobile phone payment.
■ Brevard County residents wishing to visit any other beachside park within Satellite Beach will need to purchase an annual pass at the rate of $75, or pay $2.50 per hour with a maximum of $10 per day.
■ City of Satellite Beach residents are eligible to obtain a free annual pass that will allow parking at all beach accesses and parking areas without being required to pay the daily parking rates.
■ All rate customers can pay either through an App, by phone, or through kiosks that will be provided at Pelican, Hightower, and Shell Street in Satellite Beach.
For questions on the Beach Parking Fee Program or how to obtain a beach parking pass, please call (321) 425-2522. Annual Parking Permits may be applied for any time of the year.
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