Sticker Policy - Beach/Parking

Marion Resident Privilege Sticker Requirements Valid until December 31, 2019:

 

Privilege stickers will be available at a cost of $10.00 per sticker during the first week of January. Stickers for residents over 70 years of age will be issued one sticker at no charge. Payment is to be made by cash or check made payable to the Town of Marion.  Proof of residency and vehicle registrations will be required for every sticker.  Photocopies of registrations will be accepted.  Stickers must be applied to the front, lower left corner of the driver's side windshield.  Stickers are valid only for the vehicle to which they are issued and are not transferrable.  There will be no exceptions.

Privilege stickers may be denied to any party who has neglected to pay taxes, fees, assessment, betterments, or other municipal charges for not less than a twelve month period.

Residents will be required to provide current vehicle registrations bearing a Marion address for every sticker obtained.

Summer residents will be asked to provide their property tax bill, a valid driver's license, and current vehicle registration.

Year-round and winter (9 month) renters will be required to provide a valid lease showing lease dates from landlords, as well as a current vehicle registration, for each sticker obtained.

Property owners who rent their homes for 9 to 12 months are not eligible for Privilege Stickers. Stickers will be issued to Year Round Rental Residents and Winter Rental Residents only.

Privilege Stickers will not be issued to Short Term Renters. A Short Term Renter is defined as someone that rents a house for vacation purposes. A Short Term Renter will be able to access Silvershell Beach, Island Wharf, Old Landing (excluding use of the boat ramp) and on street parking with a Guest Pass that the Homeowner has purchased.

If the need arises, the Homeowner may be issued a temporary Transfer Station Pass for a fee of $10.00 at the discretion of the Parking Clerk and/or Parking Clerk Administrative Assistant.

Privilege Stickers will not be issued to landowners unless a current building permit has been obtained.

Guest Passes:  One per Marion Homeowner may be purchased for a fee of $35.00, upon proof of residence, to the property owner.  The pass is transferrable from vehicle to vehicle, must be displayed on the dashboard and is not replaceable.  The pass is valid from January 1st through December 31st.  The Guest Pass is valid at Silvershell Beach, Island Wharf, Old Landing (excluding use of boat ramp) and for on-street parking.  The Guest Pass is not valid at Planting Island Beach or for the Transfer Station.

Replacement Sticker:  Replacement stickers will be issued at no cost if old sticker is returned to the town.

Stickers are available by mail.  Please enclose a copy of your registration and payment.  A stamped, self-addressed envelope is required.

Approved by Marion Board of Selectmen
October 6, 2009, Revised January 2010, Revised March 20, 2018

THE FOLLOWING NEW POLICY WILL BE IN EFFECT ON JANUARY 1, 2020:

Stickers will be available on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Harbormaster's Office in the Town House (rear of the building).

MARION RESIDENT BEACH/PARKING PRIVILEGE STICKER & GUEST PASS REQUIREMENTS

Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers (for beaches and parking) will be available at a cost of $ 10.00 per sticker during the first week of January. Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers for residents over 70 years of age will receive ONE issued at no charge. Payment is to be made by cash or check made payable to the Town of Marion. Proof of residency** and vehicle registrations will be required for every sticker. Photocopies of registrations will be accepted. Stickers must be applied to the front, lower left corner of the driver’s side windshield. Stickers are valid only for the vehicle to which they are issued and are not transferrable. 

 Beginning January 2020, the Beach/Parking Privilege Sticker is not valid at the CMW Transfer Station at Benson Brook Road. In order to access the Transfer Station a different sticker is required at a cost of $40.00 ($30.00 for residents over 70 and Military Veterans) and is valid from January 2020 until December 2020. Proof of residency is required.

 1. Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers may be denied to any party who has neglected to pay taxes, fees, assessment, betterments or other municipal charges for not less than a twelve month period.

 2. Residents will be required to provide current vehicle registrations bearing a Marion address for every sticker obtained.  If the Marion address is not on the registration (such as a lease vehicle or address has not been updated) then proof of residency must be provided.

 3. Residential property owners that are seasonal residents will be asked to provide their property tax bill, a valid driver’s license and current vehicle registration.  

 4. Year-round and winter (9 month) renters will be required to provide a valid lease showing lease dates from landlords (and/or other proof of residency), as well as a current vehicle registration, for each sticker obtained. 

 5. Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers will not be issued to Short Term Renters. A Short Term Renter is defined as someone that rents a house for vacation purposes. A Short Term Renter will be able to access Silvershell Beach, Island Wharf, Old Landing (excluding use of the boat ramp) and on street parking with a Guest Pass that the Homeowner has purchased. Also, when the gate at Silvershell Beach is open a Short Term Renter can purchase a day pass for $10.00 from the attendant. These day passes are limited and are issued at the discretion of the Gate Attendant on duty.

 6. Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers will not be issued to landowners unless a current building permit has been obtained. 

 7. Replacement Stickers: Replacement Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers will be issued at no cost if old sticker is returned to the town.  If the old sticker is not returned a Replacement will be issued for the cost of the original sticker.

 8. Guest Passes: One per Marion residence may be purchased for the fee of $ 35.00, upon proof of residence, to the property owner only. Renters may not purchase the Guest Pass.  The pass is transferable from vehicle to vehicle, must be displayed on the dashboard and is not replaceable.  The pass is valid from January 1st through December 31st. The pass is valid at Silvershell Beach, Island Wharf, Old Landing (excluding use of boat ramp) and for on-street parking. Pass is not valid at Planting Island Beach.

 9. Beach/Parking Privilege Stickers are available by mail. Please enclose a copy of your registration, proof of residency and payment. A stamped, self-addressed envelope is required. 

 **The proof of residency that will be accepted is a property tax bill, a utility bill and/or a valid driver’s license showing the Marion address.

 Approved by Marion Board of Selectmen: October 6, 2009, Revised January 2010, Revised March 20, 2018, Revised December 3, 2019