Attention Boat Owners!!

New 2019 Season – Small Vessel Decal Required

Beginning  April 1, 2019 the Town of Barnstable Harbormaster’s Office will start selling Small Vessel Decals. Per Chapter 430 §430-2 of the Barnstable code – Regulation of vessels on Town ways to water, landings and beaches, a decal issued by the Harbormaster is required to store any vessel on Town land with public access to water. Decals will be available Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM at the Marine and Environmental Department Office located at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, MA 02632.

The price for the decal is $25.00 for a current Town of Barnstable mooring permit holder and $50.00 for anyone else looking to store a small vessel on Town land.

More information can be found at or at 508-790-6273.

Proposed Changes to Mooring Regulations


A public hearing on proposed changes to the Town of Barnstable Mooring Regulations will be held on March 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Selectmen’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601.  A full text of the proposed changes will be available on the town website at or during regular business hours in the Office of the Town Manager, 367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA.  Any interested party is invited to comment and attend this hearing.

View Mooring Regulations HERE

View Mooring Fees HERE