All Beaches belonging to the State of Alabama Gulf State Park system require a permit for beach weddings. If purchased by the dates below, they are $60. If later, they are $70.
For example: If you would like a September 21st wedding at the Gulf State Park Pavilion, you must purchase a $60 permit by August 13th. If you miss the deadline, you can still get a permit up until September 14th, but they charge a late fee of $10, bringing it to $70. You cannot get a permit within 7 days of the wedding.