Boat Ramp Trailer Permit

Boat Ramp Trailer Permit Application

To obtain a boat ramp permit by mail print out the boat ramp trailer permit application, include a copy of your current driver's license and a copy of the boat trailer registration and email it to: or mail it to:
Derby Town Clerk

1 Elizabeth Street
Derby, CT 06418



§186-51. Boat Ramp Trailer Permit:

All boat trailers that are used to launch any vessel from· the boat ramp on Caroline St. at O'Sullivan Island shall be required to have a City of Derby boat ramp trailer permit issued from the City Clerk's Office, which permit sticker shall contain the trailer registration plate number and the size of the trailer.

A separate permit shall be required for each trailer. All permits shall be displayed so as to be easily visible on the towing vehicle.

Permit stickers shall be valid one (1) year commencing January 1 and expired December 31.

A boat trailer permit shall not guarantee or reserve space within the boat ramp parking area.

§186 52. Fee Structure:

Derby residents: no charge Non-residents: $100.00

§186-53. Permit application:

The permit application can be obtained from the City Clerk and shall contain:

  • The name and address of the owner of the boat trailer;
  • The size of the trailer and the registration plate number (which shall be on the permit);
  • The signature of the owner.

The City Clerk shall issue the permit upon receipt of an application and the payment of the permit fee.

§186-54. Violation

Violation of this ordinance will result in a parking ticket and fine in the amount of $125.00. Derby residents who fail to obtain a permit will also be subject to said fine.

Adopted by the Board of Aldermen and approved by the Mayor on May 28, 2015.