It can happen here, in fact it has already happened
Property owners, beachgoers battle over public beach issue - News ... http://www.nwfdailynews.com/article/20160409/NEWS/160409083
Apr 9, 2016 ... The fight has spilled onto the county's miles and miles of private beach, where an estimated 900 coastal property owners are holding out ...
Battle Brewing Over Capitola Beach Access « CBS San Francisco http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06...-per-day-fines/
Jun 27, 2016 ... Privates Beach near Capitola is a popular surf spot, but a locked gate ... Keepers Of Gated Santa Cruz County Beach Ordered To Open To Public ... Residents and beachgoers who currently pay for access to the beach ... But, the commission said it is more interested in resolving the issue than the money.
The Continuing Controversy Over Public Access to Florida's Beaches http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/JNJournal01.nsf/0/83d21148206bf5ef852575bb005321eb?OpenDocument
The Continuing Controversy Over Public Access to Florida's Beaches ... come under stress.5 Beachgoers have encountered “No Trespassing” signs on beaches ... the only state struggling with the issue of private use versus public access to its beaches. ..... 7 Mike Vasilinda, Beach Battle Brewing, Capitol News Service, Dec.