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Camping Permits cost $50.00, or $25.00 for those 60 years of age or older. Camping Permits are for use at Cedar Beach only and applicants must prove they are Town of Babylon residents by providing:
The resident must reapply for a new Camping Permit at a cost of $50.00 or $25.00 for those 60 years of age or older. Applicants must be a resident of the Town of Babylon and show a current New York State Driver's License.
There is a $50 permit fee, or $25.00 for applicants 60 years of age or older, and applicants must show proof of residency and ownership of the boat. When applying for a permit, applicants must provide:
No photocopies of any documents are accepted
The Boat Launch Permit allows residents to use the launch ramps located at Venetian Shores and Tanner Park on the Great South Bay.
The resident must reapply for a new Boat Docking/Launching Permit at a cost of $50.00 or $25.00 for those 60 years of age or older. Applicants must be a resident of the Town of Babylon and show a current New York State Driver's License.
Applicants must prove they are residents of the Town of Babylon and requirements include:
Applicants must submit an Application for Boat Berth Rental and are then placed on a waiting list. Once a slip becomes available, residents at the top of the waiting list are contacted first. Currently, the waiting period for the boat slips is approximately 2 years.
Jet Ski launching is available at Tanner Park and Venetian Shores ONLY and applicants must prove they are Town of Babylon residents by providing:
Residential Shellfishing Permits cost $5.00, or are free for those 60 years of age and older, and the permit allows you to fish in both Town of Babylon and Town of Islip waters. Applicants must provide a current New York State Driver's License.
Commercial Shellfishing Permits cost $75.00 or $25.00 for those 60 years of age and older, and only cash is accepted.
Applicants must provide:
The Town's Highway Department will provide barricades for the block party and place them where indicated on the sketch. Once those barricades are returned to the Town, the $100 deposit will be returned to the resident. All unclaimed checks are destroyed after two months.
Permits are for Town of Babylon residents and cost $40.00 and are valid at Cedar Beach Marina and Overlook Beach ONLY.
New York State provides four wheel drive permits for use at Gilgo Beach, Sore Thumb, and Democrat Point. Those permits are available at Belmont Lake State Park at (631) 669-1000 and the Robert Moses Administrative Offices on Fire Island at (631) 669-0470.
Town of Babylon permits are sold from April 1st through December 31st. These beaches are closed to vehicles from January 1st through March 31st.