Shellfish Conservation Committee Info

SHELLFISH LICENSE SALES
Commercial Shellfish Licenses:
Resident and Non-Resident Commercial Renewals: Those commercial license holders who have completed the appropriate number of hours of shellfish conservation work shall be permitted to purchase their license beginning 1 June, 2017.
Commercial Lotteries: Any commercial license that may be available on 1 July, 2017 shall be awarded by lottery to be held at 9:30 AM in the Town Office on 7 July, 2017. Applicants for the lottery may fill out applications at the Town Office on 5 & 6 July, 2017. No applications will be accepted on the day of the lottery.
Total Commercial Licenses Available:
Resident Commercial 16 @ $200
Non-resident Commercial 2 @ $400
Resident Student Commercial 1 @ $100

Recreational Licenses:
Recreational licenses will be available on and after July 1, 2016. Ten percent of recreational licenses will be for Non-Residents. Applications for the Non-Resident Recreational License Lottey will be available at the Town Office on 5 & 6 July, 2017. No applications will be accepted on the day of the lottery, 9:30 AM, 7 July, 2017. Non-Resident Recreational License applications may be made by phone.
Recreational License Fees:
Resident $15
Non-Resident $30
7 Day Non Resident $20 (not part of the 10% rule)
Note: All recreational license fees will increase by $5 pending approval at the 2017 Town Meeting

All licenses, both commercial and residential, will expire June 30, 2017.

Everyone is encouraged to review the Georgetown Shellfish Harvesting Rules before heading out onto the flats for the first time. Click on the link below to view the document.
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