General Shellfish Ordinance Information

Town Ordinance, Permit and Map Information

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 Nearshore Marine Resources Program 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: