All Shellfish permits can be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office.
When purchasing one of the following permits, you will receive the Rules and Regulations booklet.
Resident Family/Non-Resident (Swansea)Taxpayer - $50.00 (Residents permit issued to any resident head of the household or Swansea non-resident tax payer-$500 or more annually. The head of the family shall provide the names of all family members entitled to use said permit).
Senior Citizen Resident (65 and older) - $10.00
(Temporary Physically Incapable Persons permit holders who are, by a Medical Doctors opinion determined to be incapable of harvesting shellfish, may designate a another person to harvest their shellfish). Doctors notes are good for 3 years.
Commercial Resident - $500.00 (Shall be issued to any resident who has in their possession a valid Commercial Fisherman Permit).
Junior resident - $50.00 (Shall be issued to any resident who has not yet attained the age of eighteen (18) when said resident files in the Town Clerk office a parent or legal guardian must be present for applicant to receive license). Applicants must possess a valid Commercial Fisherman permit).
Non-Resident Family - $150.00
Fourteen Day Non-Resident Family - $50.00
For further questions, please visit the Swansea Police website or call Shellfish Warden Telephone Number (508) 509-0787.