City Announced Start of 2018 Vessel Turn-In Program

FREE Boat Disposal Available for a Limited Time

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Code Enforcement, Solid Waste Services, the Texas General Land Office and Texas Parks and Wildlife announce the kickoff of the 2018 Vessel Turn-In Program.

This free event is an opportunity for the public to safely and legally dispose of unwanted or inoperable boats. The program runs Tuesday, April 24th through Saturday, April 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Laguna Madre Wastewater Treatment Plant, 201 Jester Street in Flour Bluff.

Individuals who drop off a boat at the Vessel Turn-In Program are reminded of the following:

  • Proof of ownership (title and registration) is required for each boat, wave runner, jet ski, or boat trailer you turn in.

  • All gas, oil, and batteries must be removed prior to drop-off.

  • All trash and debris must be removed.

  • Pre-registration for drop-off at is recommended to save time.

  • Boats up to 26 feet in length will be accepted (vessels larger than 26 feet will be accepted on a case-by-case basis).

For more information, contact Jesse De Leon, Public Information Officer, at (361) 826-3248 or by email at