Natural Resources - Beaches Division

(For 2020 Season Sticker information, please scroll to the bottom of this page)

Please be aware that 2019 Season stickers are still required until the following dates:

Nauset Beach Over Sand - expires 4/30/20
Transfer Station - expires 5/15/20

Need a replacement sticker?
You must turn in your current stickers in order to be eligible for replacement stickers.
To replace:
Transfer Station - $5.00 replacement fee (check or credit accepted)
Over Sand: No replacement fee if previous sticker is turned in to DPW Office.

Please note that the Orleans Sticker Office has closed for the season, and all stickers/permits are now sold at the DPW front office
Monday through Friday - 8 AM to 4 PM

We no longer accept cash. Accepted forms of payment are check, or any major debit/credit card.
We apologize for any inconvenience.


Important changes regarding eligibility:

For any individual who lives in Orleans but is not a property owner, proof of residency will be required every year. We are no longer relying on the current census records. Proof of residency may be established by providing three (3) of the following: (if you are mailing in your information, please provide these copies with your application)
  • Current lease or rental agreement of the applicant's residence/domicile
  • Current motor vehicle driver's license
  • Current motor vehicle excise tax bill
  • Proof of current listing on town census or voter registration certificate
  • Current Orleans utility bill in applicant's name
  • Note: In accordance with Town of Orleans Bylaws Chapter 94-6, the renewal or granting of Town licenses or permits may be denied if the taxpayer, owner, permit customer, or subject property has tax bills, water charges, betterments, assessments, or other municipal charges more than twelve (12) months past due. See Treasurer/Collectors Department section for further explanation.

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2020 Season Information

Our 2020 Season Mail-In program will begin mid-March, 2020. If you are a taxpayer in Orleans you will automatically recieve an application for your Beach and Transfer Station stickers in the mail. You may follow the instructions for our mail-in program and have your stickers mailed back to you within two weeks of applying. If you do not participate in our mail-in program, you may come into the sticker office when it opens for the season. Our sticker office will open its doors for the 2020 Season on Friday, April 24, 2020.

Beginning 4/24/20, the sticker office will be open Thursday through Mondays, 9 am to 4 pm. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays

If you have any more questions regarding 2019 or 2020 Season stickers, please reach out to us at (508) 240-3790.

Thank you!


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Nathan Sears Natural Resources Manager (508) 240-3755
Trish Kasanovich DPW & NR Office Manager (508) 240-3790 x 3102
Brandon Burke Natural Resources Officer / Beach Director 508-240-3790 x3103
Richard Hilmer Natural Resources Officer / Shorebird Specialist 508-240-3755