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Posted on: May 19, 2023

2023-24 Hurricane Decals available beginning on May 22

Orange Beach 2023-2024 Hurricane Decals

The Finance Department will begin distributing the new hurricane decals on Monday, May 22nd. Decals can be picked up at the Finance Department at 4151 Orange Beach Blvd. Office hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.  

Instructions for Hurricane Decals 2023-2024 (PDF)

Please note: the hurricane decals are not for beach parking anywhere in Orange Beach. Separate decals are needed to park at the Gulf State Park beach accesses, and a separate pass for the city beach parking at CoastAL will be issued for residents only at a later date. 

Hurricane Decals 2023 to 2024

  • Beginning in June 2023, all City of Orange Beach Hurricane Decals will be valid for a two-year period - 2023-2024. (After that period, the 2025-2026 decals will be reissued in May 2025.) 
  • Decal colors for 2023-24:
    • Beach overlay district: white with blue lettering
    • All property locations north of the beach overlay district: orange with white lettering. 
  • Proof of residency and up-to-date utility accounts are required to pick up decals.
  • Two decals will be given for each property.
  • If there is a renter, one decal goes to the renter; one decal goes to the owner.
  • All condominium, townhouse owners and apartment owners will receive their decals from the Homeowners' Association (HOA), Property Owners' Association (POA), Condo Owners' Association (COA), or Management Company.
  • We advise you to not affix the decal to your vehicle until a mandatory evacuation, if you sell your car or replace the windshield bring the decal in for a replacement.
  • NEW TO 2023 for Residential decals:
    • If your utility account is up-to-date, you can scan a copy of your license and email
    • We will mail your decals to your physical address. 
  • Once a tropical storm or hurricane warning has been issued, NO hurricane decals of any type will be available.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact the City of Orange Beach Finance Department at 251-981-6096.

Be Prepared!

With Hurricane Season beginning on June 1st, it's a good time to review the city's hurricane re-entry procedures. Find information on the Finance Department's Hurricane Decals page on the City Website.

Stay information and review the City of Orange Beach's Emergency Management page on the City Website

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