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You can apply or pay for services and find information on this website quickly and easily. You'll get a faster response as it'll go to the right team and a copy of your request will be sent to your email.

Use the search bar at the top of the site or the menu to find what you need.

Got a question?

Can I keep my boat on a public beach?

You can apply for a permit to keep a boat at Land End or Spa Esplanade in Herne Bay. It takes just a few minutes to apply.

Apply for a boat plot permit

How do I apply for a boat plot permit?

 You can apply in just a few minutes and we’ll let you know what happens next.

Apply for a boat plot permit

How much does a boat plot permit cost?

It costs £94 plus VAT for a permit.

Apply for a boat plot permit

Can't find what you want online?

Send us a message

If you can' t find what you need you can contact us online and we'll respond within 14 days.

Give us a call

Call the foreshore team on 01227 266 719 . Our phone lines are open between 8.45am to 5pm, during the week (excluding public holidays), and closed at weekends.

Visit the council

The council offices are open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10am and 2pm. You'll need to call 01227 862 000 to book to see someone during these times.

Canterbury City Council
Military Road

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Make a complaint to the council

If you've not had good service from us you can make a complaint online so that we can put it right and stop it from happening again.

Find out more about our complaints procedure.