Shellfish licenses can be purchased either on-line, via City Hall Systems, or at Town Hall, via the Town Clerk. The cost of the license is $30.00. If you are purchasing a shellfish license and are interested to purchase a beach and disposal sticker at the same time, the Town Clerk can process those transactions as well.
You must be a full time resident to purchase a shellfish license. You will need to provide one of the following to prove residence - a Yarmouth driver’s license, a utility bill, an excise tax bill, a mortgage statement etc. Finally, please be informed only one member of household can maintain a shellfish license at any given time.
If you prefer to mail in your shellfish application, you will need to complete the Disposal/Beach Permit and Shellfish Application. Once complete, please mail your Shellfish Application to City Hall Systems located at 3 Rosenfeld Drive, Hopedale, MA 01747.
Non-resident shellfish licenses are available for $80.00 for all non-residents.
If you are 75 and over, you can receive a discounted shellfish license. These can be purchased at Town Hall only. The cost is $15.00. You will need to provide your driver’s licenses to prove your age.
If you are veteran, have an honorable discharge card (DD214) and do not live in the Town of Yarmouth, you may purchase a resident shellfish license for $30.00.