Shellfish Licenses

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Commercial Resident Shellfish License

To obtain a Commercial Resident Shellfish License, you must have completed 8 hours seeding with our Shellfish Warden or our Shellfish Chairman.

* If you are over the age of 65, you are not required to complete the 8 hours of seeding.

To apply for a Commercial Resident Shellfish License, download the Commercial Resident Shellfish License form and return it to the Town Office with the designated fee.

Commercial Resident Shellfish License Fee: $202.00


Nonresident Commercial Shellfish License

Nonresident Commercial Shellfish Licenses are issued by a lottery which is held in the last week of May.
                
Note: The number of Nonresident Licenses the town may issue depends on the number of Resident Commercial Licenses we issue as follows:

  • First Nonresident License after 6 Resident Licenses sold
  • Second Nonresident License after 4 additional Resident Licenses sold
  • Third Nonresident License after 10 additional Resident Licenses sold 

To apply for a Nonresident Commercial Shellfish License, download the Nonresident Commercial Shellfish License form here and return it to the town office.

Nonresident Commercial Shellfish License Fee: $402.00


Recreational Resident Shellfish License

Note: If you are over the age of 65, you can receive a Complimentary License for a $2.00 fee.

To obtain a Recreational Resident Shellfish License, download the Recreational Resident Shellfish License form here and return it to the Town Office with the designated fee.

Recreational Resident Shellfish License Fee: $12.00


Nonresident Recreational Shellfish License

Note: If you are over the age of 65, you can receive a Complimentary License for a $2.00 fee.

To obtain a Nonresident Recreational Shellfish License, download the Nonresident Recreational Shellfish License form here and return it to the Town Office with the designated fee.

Nonresident Recreational Shellfish License Fee: $12.00