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Traffic Advisories

News Release - City of Sanibel
January 26, 2016

The debris from the two car traffic accident which occurred at approximately 3:40 pm today, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 on the Span A of the Sanibel Causeway has been removed & traffic is now flowing.


2016 Beach Parking Permits Are Now on Sale at the Sanibel Recreation Center

Sanibel residents and property owners can purchase their 2016 Sanibel Beach Parking Permits at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, seven days a week during operating hours. Reminder: Beach Parking Permits will no longer be sold at the Sanibel Police Department.

To qualify for any Beach Parking Permit, please bring a valid vehicle registration for each vehicle AND a valid state issued identification or driver’s license showing a Sanibel address or proof of Sanibel property ownership. Payment may be made via cash, check, MasterCard or Visa.

2016 Parking Permit Decals & Fees (Permits Valid through 11/30/2016)

“A” Resident Property Owner $12
(Resident and/or Sanibel Ad Valorem taxpayer property owner)

“B” Non-Resident Permit $90
(Non-resident/Non-Sanibel Ad Valorem taxpayer property owner)

“C” Restricted Permit $90
(Resident and Non-Resident)

“A/C” Resident Permit $102

“B/C” Non-Resident Permit $180

Decal Transfer or Reissue Fee $3 (Residential and Restricted)

General Parking Meter Rate $4 per hour or any fraction

General Parking at $4 per hour or “C” Permit required for parking at Gulfside City Park (Algier’s), Boat Ramp and the Causeway Parking Lot

“A” Permit Parking only at Beach Access Lots 1 through 7 on West Gulf Drive.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is open Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for a map of all locations Beach Parking Permits are valid.

Click here for the Beach Parking Permit application.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at (239) 472-0345 or visit our web site at www.mysanibel.com

Dog Leash Law Informational Educational Flyer (pdf 20.20 kB)
Please read this education flyer for regulations regarding the dog leash law on Sanibel and beaches.