Town of Oyster Bay, NY
Nassau County
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[Amended 1-26-1982]
No beam trawlers or otter trawlers shall be used in any of the waters of the Town of Oyster Bay if the same shall drag upon Town lands underwater so as to interfere in any manner with the natural or cultivated growth of any shellfish in said waters. The possession by any person of such beam trawler or otter trawler overboard in the waters of the Town of Oyster Bay shall be prima facie evidence that the same is dragging upon Town lands underwater and disturbing or interfering with the shellfish therein or thereon.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 16-71, which dealt with sizes of nets and which immediately preceded this section, was deleted 3-12-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991. For similar state regulations, see the Environmental Conservation Law.
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 16-73, which dealt with gill nets and which immediately followed this section, was deleted 3-12-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991. For similar state regulations, see the Environmental Conservation Law.
All permitted netting operations shall be done only between the hours of sunrise and sunset.
The provisions of this article shall not apply to netting, seining and trawling operations and uses conducted for scientific research only authorized by a proper governmental agency.