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Beach Passes & Seagrass Boat Launch
Beach Passes
Kennebunk Beach Permits are required from June 15th through September 15th each year.
Permits are valid for Gooch’s Beach, Middle Beach and Kennebunk Beach (aka Mother’s Beach).

If you would like to appeal a parking ticket, please download the Parking Ticket Appeal form.
According to the Kennebunk Town ordinance, taxpayers are allowed up to 3 beach stickers per household.  Resident passes must be affixed to the lower corner of the passenger side of the front windshield. Please remove any prior year stickers and display only the current year.
  • no fee  for 1st vehicle
  • $5.00   for 2nd vehicle
  • $10.00 for 3rd vehicle

Residents may also purchase season passes for their guests.  The cost is $25.00 per pass and there is no limit on how many may be purchased.  They must be purchased by the Kennebunk taxpayer/resident.  Please note that if the guest comes in to purchase the pass, they will be charged the non-resident fee.


  • Non-Resident - Day         $25.00
  • Non Resident - Week     $100.00
  • Non-Resident - Season   $200.00
  • Hotel/Motel Proprietor       $50.00 (Kennebunk only)

Where to Purchase?
Resident and Non-Resident passes may be purchased at the Tax Collector's Office, located on the second floor of the Town Hall, which is open from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Resident passes may also be purchased through the mail by sending a copy of the taxpayer's driver's license and proof of Kennebunk address as well as a self-addressed stamped envelope and appropriate fees. Please include a phone number on checks made payable to the Town of Kennebunk. Requests may be mailed to: Town of Kennebunk/Beach Passes,
1 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.

Non-Resident passes (for a day, a week or a season) may be purchased at one of three kiosks conveniently located at Mother's Beach, Narragansett Point and Gooch's Beach. The kiosks only accept credit and debit cards and offer day, week or season passes. 

Please note that Goose Rocks Beach is located in Kennebunkport and those permits cannot be purchased in Kennebunk.  A link to Kennebunkport's website is listed here for your convenience.

Seagrass Lane Boat Launch

Parking Pass Required
A parking pass is required for the use of the designated parking area off of Seagrass Lane. The pass entitles the user to parking within the designated area for the day of the pass and only during the hours of operation – Dawn to Dusk. The launch is for non-motorized boats and is located separately from the parking area and is designated with signage.

Where to Obtain Pass?
Passes for use of the parking area are available from the Kennebunk Police Department at no charge and must be displayed on the windshield of the vehicle to which the pass is issued. Passes are only good for one day.

Kennebunk Residents
The boat launch area, access road and parking area are located on private property and made available for use of the residents of Kennebunk. Please be respectful of this and only utilize the property in designated areas.