Beach Use Permit
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PLEASE NOTE: Completing this online application process does not guarantee that your request for a permit will be approved. We often have many requests for the same area or the same date. Certain activities are not allowed, and the County has the final decision on what use is appropriate. You will receive official notification of the status of your application.

Insurance Requirement: Without limiting permittee's indemnification of County and other named permittors, permittee shall provide and maintain at its own expense during the term of this permit the following policy or policies of insurance covering its operations hereunder: Such insurance shall be secured through a carrier satisfactory to the County Risk Manager and MUST NAME THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES AS AN ADDITIONAL INSURED. Evidence of such insurance satisfactory to the Risk Manager shall be delivered to the Department of Beaches and Harbors before the date of this permit. Such evidence shall specifically identify this permit and shall contain expressed conditions that the County is to be given written notice at least thirty (30) days in advance of any modification or termination of any policy of insurance.


The rates for the application fee and alcohol fee that appear in the current online permit system are incorrect. Staff will adjust the application to the revised figures reflected below once the process begins. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Permit application fee: $250.00
Alcohol fee: $185.00
Late fee: $100.00

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