Membership in the DLPOA is approved by the board once an application has been submitted and reviewed.  General inquiries should be sent to

A membership application may be filled out by downloading and printing the  2024 New Membership form  or a hardcopy can be mailed to you by contacting The application must include all applicable fees.

Applicants intending to use DLPOA boat or trailer facilities must also include the waiver form.


Please complete all pages of the 2024 membership application and attach a copy of your signed grant deedMail it with the appropriate fees. Donner Lake Property Owner’s Association has a membership limit. If a membership is available at the time your application is received, it will be processed and if your property qualifies for membership, a membership will be issued to you. If the association has reached its membership capacity, you will be notified, your money returned and you will be placed on a waiting list. When a membership does become available, you will be contacted.

Note:  (We have plenty of openings for 2024)  If you need to know if your parcel qualifies for membership please contact the Membership Advisory Committee Chair at

The membership must be in the name of a legal, LIVING property owner.  If a property is owned by a Trust, LLC, corporation, company etc., documentation of the trustees or owners is required.  If the spouse has a different last name & is not listed on the Grant Deed or if there is a legal registered domestic partner, documentation is required.

No memberships or cards will be activated unless ALL questions on the membership form are answered in full and all fees paid.

Providing false information will likely result in denial of your application or one or two year postponement of  membership eligibility.


Initiation fee: The fee for 2024 is $3,700. This is a one-time fee per new membership.  The fee for inherited/gifted Membership is $925.00

Processing/Research Fee: This $500 fee is a one-time administrative fee for processing a new membership, or an inherited membership, or the transfer of a membership to another property owned by the member within the eligible area.

Membership dues: The dues for 2024 are $200.

2024 ID Card for Entry System: $10 for each I.D. card issued.
(Total amount must match listed immediate family members & include the member & any spouse/legal domestic partner. Please refer to the Diagram of Immediate Family Members 

Your I.D swipe card will be issued at the Kiosk when you present a photo I.D. and you are listed as the member, spouse, or eligible immediate family member. Thereafter, your I.D. swipe card must be presented at the Kiosk for entry; otherwise, you will not be admitted to the beach.

A member may bring guests to the beach without any fees as long as the member or his or her immediate family either accompanies the guests to the beach or personally signs them in at the kiosk daily before their arrival.  As a courtesy to other members, please inform the Beach Manager ahead of time if you plan on bringing more than ten guests on any day.  In short, there ordinarily is a ten guest limit per day per membership number, not for each photo swipe card.

Note: You may not bring as a guest any former DLPOA member (or his or her family members) whose membership has been suspended or revoked.

Boat use fees: The fee is $80 per year for each boat required to be registered (any motor vessel and sail boats over 8 feet). The fee is $20 for each boat not required to be registered (paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, windsurfers, inflatable paddle boards or kayaks, zodiac type boats etc.).

Storage fees: If you want to store your boat or trailer, you need to pay a storage fee plus a boat use fee. The storage fee is $400 per registered boat left at the beach, $600 per registered boat left in the water (limited to the area behind the breakwater) overnight and $175 per trailer left in the trees at the beach. The fee is $80 for unregistered boats (or units), and paddle boards, for both use and storage.

Note: Before you will be issued and receive boat use and storage stickers, you must sign and return the enclosed Waiver of Liability form holding the association harmless from any damages related to the members’ boats and/or trailers.

Just a reminder that there is “No Smoking or Vaping and No Glass” on the beach. Gate keys are only sold to members with watercraft for the sole purpose of launching their water craft and promptly leaving DLPOA property. Refer to your copy of the “Beach Rules” that we will send you after receiving your renewal fees.

Thank you for your interest in DLPOA. To join as a member, please print and fill out the  membership Application and mail it in along with payment.

Questions? Call us at 530-268-4755 or send us an email at