Businesses Operating on the Beach Permit

Have you been thinking about renting beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, surfboards, or kayaks to the beachgoers?


City of Jacksonville Beach Ordinance Number 2008-7963 allows a business with a current Jacksonville Beach Business Tax Receipt on file to operate on the beach from another business location that abuts the beach. You will need to complete the application form (PDF), Sections 1, 2 (Numbers 1 to 7), and 3 and submit with the following:

  • Certificate of Insurance - $1,000,000 General Liability with the City of Jacksonville Beach as an additional insured
  • Hold Harmless Agreement (DOC)
  • Agreement from existing business to operate on the beach
  • Payment of $79.20 to the City of Jacksonville Beach (cash or check)

For additional information or questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office or call the office at 904-247-6250.