Shellfish Regulations & License

REVISED SHELLFISH REGULATIONS

These regulations are made by the Selectmen under authority of a vote of the inhabitants of the Town of Scituate while acting on Article 14 of the Warrant for the regular Town Meeting held on March 4, 1957, and shall continue in force until altered, amended, rescinded, or repealed by the Selectmen or until their authority to make and enforce shellfish regulations has been repealed.

DEFINITIONS

In regard to these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words shall have the following meanings:

SHELLFISH - clams, conchs, mussels, oysters, periwinkles, quahogs, razor clams or razor fish, scallops, sea clams, sea scallops and winkles.

SHELLFISH CONSTABLE - any person who has been specifically appointed and sworn to enforce the shellfish regulations of the Town of Scituate. Additionally, all police officers of the Town of Scituate shall have the authority of a "SHELLFISH CONSTABLE."

REGULATIONS-SEE ATTACHED REVISED SHELLFISH REGULATIONS.

ENACTMENT

These regulations were established by a vote of the Selectmen on the 11th day of October, 1994, and shall be in effect as of October 1, 1994 and shall supersede all previous regulations.

REVISED: JANUARY 10, 1995
REVISED: DECEMBER 20, 2011
BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Last modified December 21, 2011

REVISED: May 10, 2016

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