Beach Parking Passes

Beach Parking Passes are needed from the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend through the Monday of Columbus Day.  You can purchase online, in person or by mail starting Monday, May 3, 2021.

Important Reminders

  • Online and by mail sticker requests will start being accepted the 1st Monday in May of each year.
  • Beach stickers for 2021 will be available for purchase online, in person or by mail on Monday, May 3, 2021.
  • Beach stickers are not transferable.  The sticker must be affixed to the windshield in the lower corner on the driver’s side. 
  • The fee for a  beach sticker is $40.00 (1 sticker = $40.00, 2 stickers = $80.00, 3 stickers = $120.00).
  • New for 2021 is a Veteran/Current Armed Forces Service Member beach sticker.  The fee for a Veteran/Current Armed Forces Service Member beach sticker is $20.00.  These are only available for purchase in the office or by mail. Vehicle must be registered to the Veteran or Current Armed Forces Service Member.  Proof of being a Veteran or Current Armed Forces Service Member is required (ie DD 214 or Active Service Member ID).
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Resident/Taxpayer Online Instructions :

1.  Before starting the process make sure you have the following information:

a.  ID Number - From your tax bill this is the parcel number.  Enter exactly as shown on the bill.

b.  Last name from tax bill.

i.  If you are a new owner and haven’t received a tax bill in your name please contact the Assessor’s Office at (207) 646-6081.  Within 24 hours of the Assessor’s Office verifying that you are eligible for a beach sticker your online account will become active.

ii.  If you are not a new owner and are experiencing difficulty accessing your account after you have correctly entered your ID Number and Last Name please contact the Finance Office by email at wellsmebeachstickers@wellstown.org.  Emails will be answered during normal business hours which are Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM.

c.  Vehicle Registration you are requesting the sticker for.  Beach stickers are not transferable.  Sticker must be affixed to the windshield in the lower corner on the driver’s side.

d.  Registered Owner Information and Relationship to Driver.

e.  Credit Card for payment ($40.00 per sticker).

2.  You will need to create an account in order to request your beach sticker.

3.  Use the link below to access the online system.  

Beach Sticker Parking Pass Portal

There are no refunds for beach stickers.  Make sure to enter all information accurately.

Property Tax Account Status: To obtain a beach sticker, property taxes CANNOT be in arrears. This means all your taxes must be paid in full through the 2021 spring installment.

Resident/Taxpayer or Veteran/Current Armed Service Member By Mail Instructions (All information is necessary to fulfill request):

1.  Provide ID Number - From your tax bill this is the parcel number.  Provide exactly as shown on bill.

i.  If you are a new owner and haven’t received a tax bill in your name please contact the Assessor’s Office at (207) 646-6081.  They will provide you with the necessary evidence needed to prove you are eligible for a beach sticker for the current season.

2.  Mail a copy of the car registration for the vehicle that you wish to get a beach sticker for.  Beach stickers are not transferable.  Sticker must be affixed to the windshield in the lower corner on the driver’s side.

3.  Provide current phone number.

4.  Provide email address.

5.  Indicate type of sticker being requested.  Taxpayer Seasonal Beach Sticker or Veteran/Current Armed Forces Service Member. 

6.  Enclose a check payable to: "Town of Wells" for total of stickers being purchased.  Each Seasonal Tax Payer sticker is $40.00.  Each Veteran/Current Armed Forces Service Member Sticker is $20.00.

7.  Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of sticker(s).

8.  Mail request to: 

Town of Wells

Attn: Beach Sticker

208 Sanford Road

Wells, ME 04090

9.  You can download the 2021 Town of Wells Beach Sticker By Mail Request Form to ensure you provide all necessary information. 

Beach Sticker By Mail Order Form

There are no refunds for beach stickers.  Make sure to provide accurate information.

Property Tax Account Status: To obtain a beach sticker, property taxes CANNOT be in arrears.  This means all your taxes must be paid in full through the 2021 spring installment.

Eligibility

Passes will be issued for all those who can prove their taxpayer status.

Proof of Residency

  • Property taxpayer.
  • Excise (vehicle) taxpayer.
  • If more than one individual is owner of property additional proof such as a deed, etc showing all named owners.

Time Share Owner passes are for weeks of "Timeshare" only, not the entire season. The price is the same as everyone else pays, currently the price is $40 per week  per sticker.

Issuance of Passes

Requirements

  • Beach sticker must be for a vehicle owned or assigned to the Taxpayer.