Parking Information

Visitors to Brookhaven facilities now have the option to purchase a virtual seasonal parking permit registered to their vehicle's license plate or to pay-as-you-go at a parking pay station.

2024 Parking Permit

If you purchase a virtual seasonal parking permit, you do not have to use a parking pay station 24 hours after your online permit purchase.


  • 2024 virtual seasonal parking permit sales will begin in February
  • Parking permits are good for all Town beaches, pools, marinas, and the Holtsville Ecology Site (view all permits)
  • All permit holders must prove residency if vehicle is not registered to a physical address in Brookhaven. PO Boxes are not acceptable proof of residency. The following documents can be used as proof of residency: A current Tax bill, a one year Lease agreement, or two utilities bills within the last two months.
  • In-person purchases: you must bring your license and car registration (temporary registrations not accepted) reflecting a Brookhaven physical address.

Resident Parking Permit Fees

  • $32 for the first vehicle ($27 early bird discount before May 6, 2024)
  • $17 for each additional vehicle in household
  • $9 for Senior Citizens (60+), Handicapped, and Veterans ($7 early bird discount before May 6, 2024)
  • Free for Service-Connected Disabled Veterans

Non-Resident Parking Permit Fee

  • $358 per vehicle

Parking Pay Stations

If you do not purchase a virtual seasonal Parking Permit 24 hours before your visit, you must pay for parking at one of our pay stations. 

Directions for Using Pay Stations

Parking is not guaranteed unless vehicle is physically in a parking space. Parking cannot be paid prior to arrival and securing a parking space.

  • Park your vehicle. Vehicles must be parked head-in and within marked lines. 
  • Remember your license plate number or use your smartphone to take a photo of your vehicle license plate.
  • Enter your license plate number at the pay station or use the Flowbird App and pay with your smartphone.
  • Select parking duration.
  • Pay with cash or credit card. Pay Stations do not dispense change. All pay stations accept coins or credit cards.  Gray colored pay stations accept $1, $5 and $10 bills.
  • Proceed to your destination. There is no need to display a ticket or receipt on vehicle dashboard.



  • Monday - Thursday:  $4.00 per hour
  • Friday through Sunday and Holidays:  $5.00 per hour

Daily and Weekly

Port Jefferson and Sandspit

  • Daily Rate (Port Jefferson and Sandspit Marina only):  $25 up to 24 hours
  • Weekly Rate (Port Jefferson and Sandspit Marina only):  $150 up to 7 days

All Other Locations

  • Monday - Thursday:  $20.00 per day
  • Friday through Sunday and Holidays:  $25.00 per day
  • No weekly rates (only Port Jefferson and Sandspit)

Pay Station Locations/Hours of Operation

  • Cedar Beach: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Cedar Beach West: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Cedar Beach Fishing Pier: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm*
  • Corey Beach: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm*
  • Holtsville Ecology Site/Pool: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Port Jefferson Marina: 24 hours
  • Sandspit Marina: 24 hours*
  • Shoreham Beach: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm* (Resident Only)
  • West Meadow Beach: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm*

*Night Fishing Permit required from 5:00 pm - 6:00 am. Parking Permit or Pay Station required all other hours.