Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Manager of the Town of Barnstable 4-6-1995; revised 11-21-1996, 1-8-1998, 2-18-1999, 12-5-2000, 1-31-2003, January 2004. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Article I General Provisions

§ 407-1 Adoption of regulations; posting of changes.

§ 407-2 Definitions.

Article II Recreational Shellfishery

§ 407-3 Classes of recreational shellfishing permits, licensing requirements and conditions.

§ 407-4 Harvest time restrictions.

§ 407-5 Harvest limits.

§ 407-6 Minimum size limits.

§ 407-7 Gear restrictions and regulations.

§ 407-8 Shellfishery conservation and management.

§ 407-9 Recreational scallop regulations.

§ 407-10 Herring and alewife rules and regulations.

§ 407-11 Regulations pertaining to other species.

Article III Commercial Shellfishing

§ 407-12 Classes of permits and permit conditions.

§ 407-13 Commercial shellfishing permit application procedure.

§ 407-14 General commercial shellfishing.

§ 407-15 Shellfishery conservation and management.

Article IV Commercial Soft Shell Clam Shellfishing

§ 407-16 Other applicable regulations; minimum size limit; harvest limit.

§ 407-17 Southside harvest restrictions.

§ 407-18 Northside harvest restrictions.

§ 407-19 Northside commercial harvest area restrictions.

Article V Commercial Quahog Shellfishing

§ 407-20 Other applicable regulations.

§ 407-21 Southside commercial quahog harvest restrictions.

§ 407-22 Northside commercial quahog harvest restrictions.

Article VI Commercial Scallop Shellfishing

§ 407-23 Other applicableregulations.

§ 407-24 Harvest days.

§ 407-25 Closed season.

§ 407-26 Harvest limit.

§ 407-27 Minimum size limit.

§ 407-28 Gear restriction.

§ 407-29 Dredge size restriction.

§ 407-30 Dredging area restrictions.

§ 407-31 Licensing of assistants.

§ 407-32 Harvest limit per boat.

§ 407-33 Sale and transfer restrictions.

§ 407-34 Storm policy.

Article VII Commercial Shellfishing and Fishing Regulations for Other Species

§ 407-35 Applicability of other regulations.

§ 407-36 Commercial jackknife clam and common razor clam shellfishing.

§ 407-37 Commercial mussel shellfishing.

§ 407-38 Commercial oyster shellfishing.

§ 407-39 Commercial elver and eel fishing.

§ 407-40 Other species.

Article VIII Shellfish Area Status

§ 407-41 (Reserved)

§ 407-42 (Reserved)

§ 407-43 (Reserved)

§ 407-44 Town of Barnstable closures.

§ 407-45 Areas closed to commercial shellfishing.

Article IX Aquaculture License Regulations

§ 407-46 Findings.

§ 407-47 Proof of residency required.

§ 407-48 Application for and issuance of license; hearing; fee.

§ 407-49 Moratorium on issuances of new licenses.

§ 407-50 Filing and posting of list of applicants.

§ 407-51 Submission of application for review by other agencies.

§ 407-52 Compliance with all laws required; approval of license.

§ 407-53 Preapplication meeting with GIS staff.

§ 407-54 Exclusivity of license; subleasing prohibited; transfer of license.

§ 407-55 Changes to original plans.

§ 407-56 New license period; renewal.

§ 407-57 Acreage limitation.

§ 407-58 License fee.

§ 407-59 Reasonable production value.

§ 407-60 Filing of annual reports.

§ 407-61 Transplanting seed stock from public fisheries prohibited.

§ 407-62 Marking boundaries of licensed areas.

§ 407-63 Responsibility for gear and tackle.

§ 407-64 Removal of gear upon termination of license.

§ 407-65 Harbor improvements; migration of navigational channels.

§ 407-66 Inspection of containers; samples for disease testing.

§ 407-66.1 Taking without consent from licensed site.

§ 407-67 License review and/or revocation.

§ 407-68 Severability.

Article X Enforcement and Penalties

§ 407-69 Enforcing persons.

§ 407-70 Violations and penalties.

§ 407-71 Revocation or suspension of Town permit.

§ 407-72 Missing signs.