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FCMP Beach Safety Flag and Sign Ordering Information

Order Beach Safety Flags and Signs Online

*Orders for Fall 2021 are closed. Please keep an eye on this page for the next opportunity to order beach flags and signs.*

Each year, the Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) offers flags and signs free of charge to Florida's coastal communities and government agencies to:

  • Promote beach safety
  • Protect the state's fragile coastal environment; and
  • Facilitate public access to the coast's cultural, historical, and natural resources

What is available?

Who can order*?

  • State governments
  • Local governments
  • Other governmental entities that provide public access to the coast

*Grant funding does not permit the FCMP to provide signs or flags to out-of-state or non-governmental entities.

Things to know before you order:

  • All signs and flags must be posted in public access areas within the state of Florida
  • Your agency is responsible for proper installation, use, and maintenance
  • To determine the number of signs and flags you will need to:
  • Asses your immediate needs
  • Estimate unanticipated needs for the upcoming year due to theft, vandalism, or weather damage

Be prepared to identify the physical location where flags and/or signs will be posted.

  • The location of signs and flags is important information used by the FCMP and NOAA to track public access in Florida
  • All posting locations should be at public access areas
  • Locations should be identified with a physical description such as:
  • "Dune walkover @ A1A and 95th Street"
  • "Lifeguard Towers 1-5 @ Gulf Beach County on Scenic Highway"


Holly Edmond, Florida Coastal Management Program
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 235, Tallahassee, FL, 32399-2400

Last Modified:
February 14, 2022 - 4:30pm

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