Shellfish Permits

Click here for a Residential recreational permit application.

Mail this completed application with payment (check only please) to:
Town of Oak Bluffs
PO Box 1327
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Or you may leave with payment (check only please) in our Town Hall lobby Shellfish inbox.

We will leave the issued permit in the Town Hall Lobby dropbox labeled as “Shellfish Permits” on the right as you enter the building. We are open Monday-Friday 8:30-4 in the new location (53 School Street, modular trailers next to church). We will notify you by email when your permit is ready for pick up.

Please make all checks payable to the Town of Oak Bluffs.

Residential Permit Fees:
Family $40
Seniors (65+) $5
Veterans, no charge

Non-Resident Fees: One Year $400, 1-week $30, 2-week $55, 1-month $80Non-residential one-week, two-week and one-month recreational shellfish permits are available from May to September at Dick's Bait & Tackle,
108 New York Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557, phone 508-693-7669.

For any questions, please email Debra Alley or call 508-693-3554 ext. 115

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