Santa Cruz Port District

Rate Increase Notice

Dear Boaters and Tenants:

The Santa Cruz Port District Commission approved the FY24 budget at its public meeting on February 23, 2023. As part of the budget process, a 5% rate increase was approved for the following types of marina fees:

  • Slip Rent
  • Inside Ties
  • Dory Ties
  • Dry Storage
  • Rack Storage (kayak, rowing shells, etc.)
  • Catamaran / Outrigger Storage

The increased rates will take effect April 1, 2023. Please be sure to update your automatic payments to the new amount to avoid late fees.

For additional information, the Port District’s operating budget and Capital Improvement Program are described in detail in the FY24 Budget Report, which is available for viewing on the District’s website.


Holland MacLaurie

Port Director


Adoption of the FY24 budget maintains service levels, meets reserve policy funding goals and funds approved labor contracts. Additionally, it provides funding to address storm-related damage and aligns with identified Port District priorities by funding priority capital improvement projects in FY24, including:

  • Piling Repair & Replacement 
  • Additional Security Cameras
  • Fuel System Upgrades
  • Paving Repairs
  • Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Equipment Upgrades

Santa Cruz Port Commission Meetings

Slip renters and members of the public are encouraged to attend the regular monthly Port Commission meetings to stay informed of harbor happenings! Regular monthly meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM. 

To learn more, visit the District's website and be sure to sign up to receive the monthly agenda.

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