Applications & Fees
Trustee Fish Trap Permits are issued on an annual basis.
The application must be submitted with an updated copy of the applicant's driver's license and a map indicating location of fish trap.
Contact the Trustee office at (631) 267-8688 for an application.
Fee: $20.00 per fish trap
A permit is required for the taking of any shellfish or shellfish predator for any person twelve (12) years or over who is a resident or taxpayer in the Town of East Hampton.
Violators are subject to fines and imprisonment.
There are two (2) types of annual permits:
1) A personal (non-commercial) permit, which entitles the holder to take shellfish or shellfish predators for the sole use of the individual permit holder and their family.
2) A commercial permit, which entitles the holder to take shellfish or shellfish predators for use by others.
No person may hold a commercial and personal permit at any one time.
Permits may be obtained at the Town Clerk's office at 159 Pantigo Lane and permittees will be given a copy of the current East Hampton Town Shellfish Ordinance at that time.
Please note, the link below, "Click For SHELLFISH PERMITS Form / Application" will open the 2012 Shellfish Ordinance guide.