Beach chairs



Resident parking permits are required January 1st through December 31

The Recreation Division 2018 Parking Permits are now available through our mail-in process. For those of you that supplied Barnstable Recreation with your e-mail address, you should be receiving your application via e-mail. If you do not receive it, or did not supply an e-mail address, applications may be downloaded HERE.  In order to reduce our postage costs, we will not be sending out applications via the postal system. If you do not have access to a printer and need an application mailed to you, please feel free to submit your request in writing (please include a self-addressed stamped envelope so we can mail the application to you) to: Town of Barnstable – Parking Permits, 141 Bassett Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601. 2018 Parking Permits/Beach Stickers will be available in person at the HYCC beginning May 7thh. Operating hours will be Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM and Sundays & Holidays 9:00 AM-Noon.

Managing Stormwater Pollution

Cleaning Up the Three Bays

Association to Preserve Cape Cod would like to invite you to join their upcoming meetings in February to hear new details about the Three Bays Stormwater Project.

Monday, February 5, 2018, Cotuit Library, 871 Main St.

Snow date: Monday, February 12

Thursday, February 8, 2018, Osterville Library, 43 Wianno Ave.

Snow date: Tuesday, February 13

Contact Kristin or April at APCC with any questions. (508) 619-3185 kandres@apcc.org or awobst@apcc.org

TODAY is Vessel Storage Deadline


The Harbormaster’s office reminds residents that no vessel shall be stored or placed on any Town property between November 15 and April 15 without written permission from the Harbormaster. Any vessel placed or remaining between those dates shall be considered abandoned property and will be removed by the Town. The Town of Barnstable shall not be responsible for damage to or theft neither of any vessel placed nor for loss of property considered abandoned under this Town’s regulation. Questions? Contact the Harbormaster at 508-790-6273.


Shellfishing Reopens Notice

UPDATE: October 30, 2017 

EFFECTIVE: Opens at Sunrise Tuesday October 31, 2017


EFFECTIVE 0800 on October 26, 2017 the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has issued a rainfall closure for the harvest of shellfish in the Town of Barnstable with the exception of Popponesset Bay.  The closure will be in effect until rescinded by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.



For updates & additional information contact MEA Supervisor, Douglas Kailweit 508-790-6272
8:30a-4:15p, M-F or email MEA Director, Dan.Horn@town.barnstable.ma.us