Resident Beach and Boat Pass Information


 Resident Pass 

Calf Pasture Beach, Shady Beach, Cranbury Park, Marvin School, Veteran’s Park will not be checking Resident passes after October 15, 2020. The Yard Waste site and Transfer Station will still need a valid Resident Pass for access. 

 Your car needs to be registered to Norwalk to get a free Beach & Parks Pass as well as a Disposal Pass for the Yard Waste site and the Transfer Station. The Marvin school pass needs to be displayed on your dashboard inside your vehicle if you need to park there. 

We only get your records from the DMV once a year in September, therefore; if your car was registered to Norwalk before September, you should be able to verify and print your pass online. If you are a Norwalk Resident and your car is registered to Norwalk, you can click here to verify you are in our Grand list and print your Resident Pass or enter this link into your browser

New Residents:

  • If you purchased a new vehicle, traded or swapped your plates, or made any changes thru the DMV after September of the previous year we will not have your records. If you can’t verify your vehicle online, you can bring your car registration to our walk-up window at City Hall Monday- Friday 9 am - 2 pm OR email a photo of your car registration to
  • If you moved to Norwalk after January 1st, 2020, and your car isn’t registered to Norwalk, we will need to see your lease or your property deed showing that you moved here on or after January 1st, 2020 you can bring these documents to our walk-up window at City Hall Monday- Friday 9 am - 2 pm.

*If you moved here before January 1st, 2020, and your car is not registered to Norwalk we will not be able to issue a free Resident Pass. You can purchase a Beach and Parks Pass for $250.00 and a Disposal Pass for $100.00 for the season (valid from 4/1/2020-3/31/2021) If you decide to purchase a pass we will need you to come down to our walk-up window at City hall. You will need to bring proof of address (Tax form or lease/deed) and your car registration. We take Check or Visa & MasterCard. Also, if you decide to buy your pass mid-season or later please be advised we DO NOT prorate the cost of the pass.

 If you are driving a corporate car and it is not registered to Norwalk we will need you to bring the following documentation to our walk-up window at City Hall:

  • Most recent pay stub  
  • Letter from the company with company letterhead stating you are allowed to drive said vehicle (vehicle License plate# and VIN# in the body of letter)  
  • Proof of address to Norwalk (Tax form or lease/deed)
  • Car registration

If you have a rental car we need to see proof of address, the rental agreement as well as the car registration. We will manually input this into the master list for the duration of the rental agreement.


The 2020 Landlocked Non Resident permit allows residents from the towns of New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, and Wilton to purchase a nonresident pass. Please bring your current vehicle registration with you to purchase a pass. The Landlocked Non-Resident permit is sold out for the 2020 season. If you are a non-resident and would like to visit our beach or parks for a day, you can pay over the phone at 877-727-5730 or by downloading Parkmobile app


Resident Launch Stickers can be purchased at the Veterans Park Launch Ramp Boating Center during the current Launch Ramp operating hours, Sunday-Thursday from 8 am-6 pm and Friday & Saturday from 7 am-9 pm. To purchase a Norwalk boat launch sticker the boat must be registered in Norwalk, complete the boat sticker registration form, and bring the registration form along with your current boat registration to Veterans Park Launch Ramps Boating Center. Boat Launch stickers will not be issued to P.O. boxes or to a business. Boats that do not have a Norwalk issued sticker will be charged the daily launching rates.

 If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Recreation and Parks Department at 2023-854-7806 or email us at