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2 Ways to Purchase A Moss Lake Boat Permit




If you are planning to bring your boat to Hubert M Moss Lake better known as Moss Lake you will need a boat permit issued by the City of Gainesville, Texas. 

Yes, you need a permit to use any boat on Moss Lake. It costs $35 and is good from the date of purchase to the end of that year.  There are two ways to purchase a Moss Lake boat permit. 

  • In person at the City of Gainesville public works building
  • In person at the Moss Lake Cafe just across the street from the South Ramp

Read carefully because each location has limited hours to purchase your Moss Lake Boat permit.

Option 1: Purchase your Moss Lake Boat Permit at the City of Gainesville Public Works Building

 

Address: 104 West Hurd Street Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: (940) 668-4540

Hours of Operation: 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday (closed Saturday & Sunday)

Cost: $35.00

Details: Visit the Gainesville, Texas Public Works Building during office hours.  They accept Check, Cash and Credit Card as payment.  Make sure to have your Driver License.  You will receive a sticker that has to be placed visibly on your boat.  The sticker is good from the date of purchase until the end of the year.

 

Option 2: Purchase your Moss Lake Boat Permit at the Moss Lake Cafe Located Across the Street from the South Boat Ramp

 

Address: 8783 FM1201, Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: (940) 612-1731

Hours of Operation: CLOSED Monday & Tuesday 

OPEN Wednesday through Sunday 6am - 2pm

Details: To purchase your Moss Lake Boat Permit visit Moss Lake Cafe during office hours.  The Moss Lake Cafe is located across the street from the South Boat Ramp.  They accept Cash and Credit Cards as payment.  Make sure to have your Driver License.  You will receive a sticker that has to be placed visibly on your boat.  The sticker is good from the date of purchase until the end of the year.

 

What is Fine if I Don’t Have a Moss Lake Boat Permit

The fine for not having a Moss Lake Boat permit is over $200.  So make sure you get one.

 

Can I Purchase a Moss Lake Boat Permit Online

No, currently the City of Gainesville, Texas and Moss Lake Cafe do not allow boaters to purchase their Boat Permit online. 




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