Tybee Island’s parking fees support island services like lifeguards, litter control, beach maintenance, bathrooms on the beach, and parking lot maintenance. Since parking is so important to keeping the island in good condition there are no free public parking spaces on Tybee.

Parking fees are enforced 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the year.

Three Ways to Pay for Parking:

1. Pay & Display Kiosks – Find the Pay & Display kiosk, purchase time and place the receipt on your dashboard. You may park anywhere on the island, including parking meters, with your receipt until your time expires.

2. Parking Meters – Some of the street parking on Tybee have parking meters.

3. Annual Parking Decals – May be purchased for $150.00 each at Tybee Island City Hall and are valid for one year.

Vehicles with decals may park at any legal parking space, including public parking lots, at no additional charge.

Main Parking Locations:

South Beach Parking Lots – between 14th and 18th Streets, adjacent to the main beach business district and the Tybee Pier and Pavilion.

North Beach Parking Lot – beachfront lot in Fort Screven, accessible immediately across from the Tybee Island Lighthouse.

Van Horne/Fort Streets – close to both dog parks and to River’s End Campground, it is a short walk from this lot to the river beaches or to the North Beach area near the lighthouse.

Dune Crossovers – Most of the streets adjacent to beach access points have public parking available.

Tour Buses can not park in the South Beach Parking Lots. Groups may be dropped off/picked up at the corner of Strand Avenue and 15th Streets. Free bus parking is available on Butler Avenue between 14th and 15th streets.

If you have questions or wish to contest a parking ticket, contact the City of Tybee Island’s parking services at 912-472-5101. Open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.