Permits and Licenses – Boat Permits
All mechanically propelled (motor) boats are required to be registered. A sailboat must also be registered even if it has no motor. Boat registrations may be completed at any Jefferson County Revenue Department location or may be mailed in. Your boat registration must be renewed annually.
The first letter of your last name determines the month in which your renewal is due:
Last Name Begins With
F, G, N
J, K, R
Q, S, T
U, V, W, X, Y, Z, & National Guard
Commercial and Fleet Vehicles (Except IRP)
Fees - The length of a boat in feet and inches determines the class of boat, as well as the registration fee.
Class I (less than 16 feet)
Class II (16 ft. to less than 26 ft.)
Class III (26 ft. to less than 40 ft.)
Class IV (40 ft. and above)
Transfer with Registration
Transfer fee plus proper Class registration fee