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Boats on Blue Springs LakeBoat and motor permits are required for the use of all Jackson County lakes and waterways. All Kayaks, Canoes, inflatable rafts, pedal boats, windsurfers, stand up-paddle boards (SUP’s), sailboards and all similar type of watercraft are required to display a Jackson County Boat Permit as described below.  All watercraft must be at least 8 feet in length.  Annual and one-day ramp permits are available.

In order to purchase annual boat and motor permits, you need: PROOF OF OWNERSHIP of all boats/motors to be registered (titles or pink slips with registration numbers and motor horsepowers listed), a CURRENT MISSOURI WATERCRAFT REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE, and a PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RECEIPT with boats and motors listed, if owned on January 1, of that year (Jackson County residents only).

Please contact the Permit Office at (816) 503-4800 for more information on out-of-state registrations.

Annual Permit Fees

Boat Permits - All County Lakes
County Residents $24.00
Non-Residents (Lake Jacomo Only) $42.00
Boat Permits - Blue Springs & Longview Lakes Only
County Residents & Non Residents $24.00
Combo Permit - Personal Watercraft Only
County Residents & Non Residents $90.00
Motor Permits - All County Lakes
First 10 Horsepower $1.80 Per HP
Each Additional Horsepower $0.70 Per HP
NOTE: All annual boat and motor permits are 1/2 price August 1 - December 31
Annual Permits are also available at:
  Longview Lake Marina, Blue Springs Lake Marina, and Lake Jacomo Marina

One-Day Ramp Permit Fees

One-day ramp permit fees for all watercraft types and horsepowers $20.00 Per Day

One-Day Ramp Permits are also available at:
Longview Lake Marina, Blue Springs Lake Marina and Lake Jacomo Marina.



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