A9 anchorage is located adjacent to the United States Coast Guard Air Station and the eastern tip of Harbor Island. This anchorage is available to non-residents of San Diego County only. Permit requires a vessel inspection performed by a Harbor Police officer. Permits for this anchorage must be obtained in person at 1401 Shelter Island Drive and proof of non-residency must be provided. You may dock at the Harbor Police/Customs Check-in Dock. Notify Harbor Police Department Dispatch, 619-686-6272 that you are on the dock and requesting an A-9 vessel inspection and permit. A copy of the permit will be issued to the boat owner and must remain on board as proof of issuance. All vessels obtaining a permit for this anchorage are restricted to a 90-day period within any 365-day period. All vessels obtaining a permit must renew their permit every thirty days without exception.