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General Shellfish Ordinance Information

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Town Contact Information

Please contact your Area Biologist for town office phone numbers or find your local town office here.

Application and Annual Review forms

Applications for shellfish program permits and wardens, as well as the annual review forms needed by towns with ordinances, can be found on the Municipal Shellfish Management Forms page.

Intertidal Management Plans

DMR Regulations Chapter 7, Section 7.70 states: A municipality with an approved municipal shellfish conservation program may specify intertidal areas to be limited for mussel harvesting by drag, in accordance with M.R.S.A. §6671.

The following towns have intertidal management plans on file with the Department: