NEW! Clearwater Airpark was recognized as the Florida General Aviation Airport of the Year by the FDOT. The award recognizes one of 111 public-use general aviation airports that honors superior achievements in safety, aesthetics, and airport management standards in the aviation industry. Click for details.
Marine and Aviation Department is responsible for the management and supervision
of six facilities that operate on a seven-day-a-week basis: the Airpark,
Clearwater Sailing Center, Pier 60, Clearwater Beach Marina, Clearwater
Harbor Marina and Seminole Boat Ramp. We have two divisions that are
enterprise funds and three are general funds. We have 29
The department has the responsibility for approving commercial dock applications
with regard to navigation, City established channel markers, wake zones
and restricted swimming areas. The Director acts as property manager for
Clearwater Beach area land leases, marina building tenants, Clearwater
Airpark leases and other licenses and agreements.
Coast Guard Partnership
The City of Clearwater and the Marine and Aviation Department work in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard at the Clearwater Air Station near the Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airport and the Sand Key Coast Guard Station just south of Clearwater Beach. With miles of coastline bordering Clearwater, this partnership is a natural step in the protection of citizens near and on local waters. Photos are available online demonstrating some of the Coast Guard activities supported by the City of Clearwater.
The Marine & Aviation
Department Hurricane Plan is now available online. For additional
information on how to prep your boat for hurricanes, please visit www.boatus.com/hurricanes.
Hurricane Season is from June 1 - November 30, Please review your hurricane
plan for your boats and be prepared for the season!