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The City of Gulf issues two passes to all residents and property owners within the city limits of Gulf Shores, AL. In the event of an emergency where areas of Gulf Shores are evacuated, these passes serve to identify those who should be allowed into restricted area(s) at the appropriate time.
These passes also serve as a parking pass at all paid public parking areas.
Every two years, each Gulf Shores resident / property owner should receive two passes during the month of February. These passes are mailed to the billing address on record with Baldwin EMC at no cost to the resident / property owner.
Passes are also available for pick up year round at the following locations:
City Hall1905 West 1st Street, Gulf Shores, ALMonday - Friday8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Gulf Shores City Store1821 AL-59, Gulf Shores, AL (Corner of Hwy. 59 and Clubhouse Drive)Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Saturday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
View the Emergency Districts Map.
Passes must be PERMANENTLY affixed to the inside of the windshield on the driver's side of the vehicle.
Vehicles parked in the Resident Only Parking area without a pass directly affixed to the windshield will be subject to a ticket and/or towed. This includes vehicles with passes laying on the dashboard and those with expired passes.
Re-entry/beach parking decals can be obtained by residents at City Hall 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Anyone wishing to obtain re-entry/beach parking decals must show proof of residency or property ownership in the form of a deed, lease or utility bill along with a valid Driver’s License for identification.
Each home in the corporate limits of Gulf Shores is located within an evacuation district.