Parking & Disposal Permit Information
PERMIT REQUIRED - RESIDENTS ONLY
Use of Town Boat Ramps or Road Ends Requires Residential Trailer Permit or Commercial Hauler / Launcher Permit Permit Pursuant to Southold Town Code sections 189(G)(1) and 189(H).
Permits are issued on a calendar year basis and are available as early as the first week in December for the upcoming year. Disposal permits are available at the Town Clerk’s office as well as by mail (see mailing instructions below). Parking permits are available at the Town Clerk’s Office and by mail. The Town Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please see our FAQs for specific information.
Disposal Permits allow entry into the Collection Center to dispose of household garbage which must be in yellow town bags or to dispose of bulk items (you will be weighed on the scale and charged accordingly). If you are disposing of recyclables only, a permit is not necessary. For those who choose not to purchase a disposal permit, a $5 single entry fee can be paid at the Collection Center.
Parking / Beach Permits
Parking/Beach Permits are necessary to park at Southold Town beaches and road endings that require a Southold Town permit. Certain beaches belong to the park districts and do not come under Southold Town jurisdiction. Please see Guide to North Fork Parks and Beaches for more information on both the town beaches and park district beaches.
Daily parking permits are issued to a specific vehicle for a specific date. Please provide the plate number and the date you plan to use it. These permits may be purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office or at the three town beaches with beach attendants from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. These permits are only valid at the town beaches that also sell them.
New Suffolk Beach is located on Jackson Street in New Suffolk and provides lifeguards and beach attendants. A boat launching ramp and ample parking facilities are available by town permit only.
Town Beach is located on the North Road (Route 48) in Southold, overlooking the sound. This is the most used town-owned beach. Facilities include restrooms, playground, a picnic area and a beach wheelchair for disabled patrons. Parking by Southold Town permit only. The beach has lifeguards and beach attendants are on duty during the summer.
Norman E. Klipp Park is located on Manhanset Avenue in Greenport and is also known as Gull Pond Beach. The beach overlooks Shelter Island and contains a large parking area, playground and has lifeguards and beach attendants on duty in the summer. Parking and boat launching by Southold Town permit only.
Hours are subject to change so please call ahead.
Both the Disposal and Parking Permits can be obtained by mail. Simply mail us your request with your name, telephone number and the address you would like your permits mailed to, along with the proper documentation and a check made payable to Southold Town Clerk to:
Southold Town Clerk’s Office
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, NY 11971