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Harbor Patrol

The Harbor Department is responsible for assigning moorings, providing security and enforcement of state and local laws, maintaining a fleet of boats, floats and structures on the waterfront, administering waterside business permits and scheduling dock times for commercial passenger vessels.

The Harbor Patrol has a fulltime staff comprised of the Harbor Master, Assistant Harbor Master, Administrative Assistant, 11 Harbor Patrol Officers and 4 Maintenance Personnel. During the summer months an additional 8 Harbor Patrol Assistants and 5 Sanitation Workers are added to the staff to serve the boating public and citizens of Avalon.

If there are questions regarding Harbor Department Operations, feel free to contact:

Harbor Master
JJ Poindexter

Adminstrative Assistant
Cheryl Allison

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1085
Avalon, CA 90704

Telephone: (310) 510-0535
Fax: (310) 510-2640