Boat Permits


All boats are required to have a boat permit before they are permitted to be operated or placed on the city reservoirs. The permit shall be in effect for two years from the date issued. Boat permits can be obtained at the Jubilee Park Office during office hours. Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm. Boater must present a valid boat license to obtain permit.

To learn more about the rules and regulations for Boating and Fishing click on the following link for a printable pamphlet.

Rules & Regulations
Boat Permit Form

Boat Permit Form Instructions:

If you are unable to come to the Jubilee Park Office during Office hours feel free to DOWNLOAD the Boat Permit Form. The pdf. file can be filled out from your computer. LEAVE BLANK: Permit Number and Expiration Date. Once Filled out, print form and send to the Van Wert Parks and Recreation Department at 515 E. Main St., Van Wert, OH 45891 along with your payment of $20. Once received, a Boat Permit Sticker will be mailed to you. Sticker is required to boat on the reservoirs. NOTE: Boat License # eg. OH 3456 AB (this is required to be on your boat). Boat Permits are valid for 2 years from the purchase date, as long as your State Watercraft License is still active. If you have any questions on filling out your form feel free to contact the Jubilee Park Office at 419-238-9121.