UPDATE MARCH 8, 2018
FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES and BARNSTABLE MARINE & ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS:
Effective sunrise March 9, 2018, according to Marine Fisheries, shellfish areas in the Town of Barnstable will now revert back to their former status prior to the closure on March 1, 2018.
Marine & Environmental Affairs would like to remind all recreational shellfishers that as of March 8, 2018 the recreational harvest of OYSTERS is CLOSED for the season. See Notice HERE
FROM THE MASSCHUSETTS DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES (DMF): Due to the significant coastal flooding and rainfall associated with the coastal storm that impacted Massachusetts late last week, all Massachusetts shellfish growing areas will continue to remain closed until further notice. DMF is in the process of assessing the impacts of last week’s storm and will provide information as it becomes available.
The Town of Barnstable is CLOSED TO ALL HARVEST OF SHELLFISH until further notice per order of the DMF.
2018 TOWN OF BARNSTABLE
PARKING PERMITS/BEACH STICKERS
Resident parking permits are required January 1st through December 31
The Recreation Division 2018 Parking Permits are now available through our mail-in process. For those of you that supplied Barnstable Recreation with your e-mail address, you should be receiving your application via e-mail. If you do not receive it, or did not supply an e-mail address, applications may be downloaded HERE. In order to reduce our postage costs, we will not be sending out applications via the postal system. If you do not have access to a printer and need an application mailed to you, please feel free to submit your request in writing (please include a self-addressed stamped envelope so we can mail the application to you) to: Town of Barnstable – Parking Permits, 141 Bassett Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601. 2018 Parking Permits/Beach Stickers will be available in person at the HYCC beginning May 7thh. Operating hours will be Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM and Sundays & Holidays 9:00 AM-Noon.
View Draft Shellfish Regulation Changes HERE
View Information on the 2018 Commercial Shellfish Lottery HERE
UPDATE – 1/8/2018 Shellfishing Reopens after 1/4/2018 Closure
See Notice HERE
For updates & additional information Contact Dan Horn Marine & Environmental Director