Town of East Hampton, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton 5-20-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beaches and parks — See Ch. 91.
Docks — See Ch. 120.
Waterways and boats — See Ch. 246.

§ 213-1 Title.

This chapter of the East Hampton Town Code shall be known and may be cited as the "Town of East Hampton Shellfish Law."

§ 213-1.5 Legislative intent.

A. 
The title to and right to manage the taking of shellfish in Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, is vested in the Town of East Hampton and the Town Board; the title to and right to manage the taking of shellfish in all other Town waters is vested in the Trustees.
B. 
The purpose of this chapter is to set forth the rights and responsibilities of the Town Board in managing the taking of shellfish in Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, and the rights and responsibilities of the Trustees in managing the taking of shellfish from all other Town waters.
C. 
The Trustees and the Town Board have agreed upon the adoption of the following law in an effort to provide uniform regulations for all such areas within the Township.
D. 
Nothing in this local law shall preclude the Town Board and the Town Trustees from working together on a Town-wide shellfish management plan.

§ 213-2 Purposes.

This chapter is adopted for the purpose of regulating and controlling the taking of shellfish and shellfish predators from the waters and lands under waters in the Town of East Hampton in order to ensure the propagation of shellfish, to protect the public health and welfare, to promote the economic well-being of those who rely upon Town waters for their livelihoods and to provide food and recreation for the residents of East Hampton.

§ 213-3 Authority.

This chapter is adopted as a local law pursuant to the authority of Article IX of the New York State Constitution; § 10 of the New York Statute of Local Governments; and Article 2, § 10, of the New York Municipal Home Rule Law.

§ 213-4 Applicability.

The Trustees and the Town Board each have ownership of and/or authority over certain waters and lands under water within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton. The provisions of this local law shall apply to all Town waters, as hereinafter defined.

§ 213-5 Definitions.

For the purpose of this local law, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BEAM TRAWL
A trawl with netting spread by a spar or beam.
BLUE CLAW CRABS
Callinectes sapidus.
BUSHEL
That amount of unopened shellfish which will fill a bag, with string drawn, said bag to be a standard size bushel bag to be sold by the East Hampton Town Trustees and stamped with the wording "East Hampton Town Trustees" on the bag or fill to the level top of such other container as the Trustees may designate, by resolution duly adopted and posted with the Town Clerk, as part of a special shellfishing zone or season. Where the limit on shellfish taken is a "bushel" or more pursuant to this chapter, all permittees must use the standard size bushel bag or container to contain such shellfish as are in his or her possession. Failure to do so shall constitute a violation of this law.
CHILD
A person under the age of 12 years.
COMMERCIAL PERMITTEE
A person who has an East Hampton Town commercial permit as prescribed by § 213-7B of this law.
COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
The taking of shellfish for any use or purpose other than for food consumption by the person so taking or by such person's immediate family or household.
CONCHS
Channeled whelks (Busycon canaliculatum) and knobbed whelks (Busycon carica).
CRABS
All crabs other than blue claw crabs.
DESIGNATED AREA
A portion of Town waters in which the Trustees, or the Town Board for Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, by resolution, have varied the limitations regarding the taking of shellfish as provided in § 213-18.
[Amended 8-21-1997 by L.L. No. 28-1997]
GUEST
A person of any age who is not a resident of the Town of East Hampton.
[Added 6-21-2012 by L.L. No. 8-2012]
OTTER TRAWL
A trawl with netting spread by water action upon boards or doors.
PECK
Eight quarts by volume.
RESIDENT
A person who has a principal place of abode and domicile in and who actually resides within the Town of East Hampton.
SHELLFISH
Blue crabs, conchs, crabs, escallops, hard clams, lobsters, mussels of all kinds, oysters, periwinkles, razor clams, shrimp, skimmers and soft clams.
SHELLFISH PREDATORS
Oyster drills and starfish.
SHELLFISH TAGS
Waterproof labels to be attached to bushel bags or other authorized containers, identifying the name of the shellfish harvester, the harvest date, the harvest area, the type and quantity of shellfish and such other information as may be required.
TAXPAYER
A person who owns real property in the Town of East Hampton, as shown on the Town's assessment rolls, but who is not a resident, as defined herein.
TOWN
The Town of East Hampton located within the County of Suffolk, State of New York.
TOWN BOARD
The duly elected and constituted legislative body of the Town of East Hampton exercising such powers and discharging such duties as have been or may be conferred or imposed upon it by law.
TOWN WATERS
All waters and land below mean high water in any harbor, bay, pond, lake, creek or river in the Town of East Hampton, including but not limited to Wainscott Pond, Georgica Pond, Lily Pond, Hook Pond, Fresh Pond, Alewive Brook, Northwest Creek, Little Northwest Creek, Three Mile Harbor, Hog Creek, Accabonac Harbor, Napeague Harbor, Lake Montauk and that portion of Northwest Harbor in the Town of East Hampton from the southerly boundary of Shelter Island Town and the easterly boundary of Southampton Town.
TRAWL
A net which is towed or dragged through the water column, capturing fish by straining the water, but shall not include a seine which is used to encircle fish.
TRUSTEES
The Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of East Hampton, a duly elected and constituted corporate body politic of the Town of East Hampton exercising such powers and discharging such duties as have been or may be conferred or imposed upon them by law, both colonial and current.
UNCERTIFIED WATERS
Waters which have been periodically examined for sanitary conditions and which do not meet the minimum standard set by any federal agency regulating the interstate shipment of shellfish.

§ 213-6 Who shall be entitled to take shellfish.

A. 
No person shall take shellfish or shellfish predators unless such person:
(1) 
Is a resident or taxpayer;
(2) 
Has obtained a permit as prescribed in § 213-7 of this law; and
(3) 
Has obtained all necessary permits for such activities.
B. 
Notwithstanding the above, a child or guest of any permittee may take shellfish or shellfish predators without a permit, provided that he or she is accompanied by the permittee for all purposes hereunder, and the child or guest and permittee together shall be deemed one permittee for the purposes of this chapter.
[Amended 6-21-2012 by L.L. No. 8-2012]

§ 213-7 Personal and commercial permits.

A. 
Eligibility. Any person 12 years or over who is a resident or taxpayer may obtain a permit for taking shellfish or shellfish predators by making an application therefor as set forth in this section and paying the appropriate fee for the permit applied for.
B. 
Types of permits; fees.
(1) 
There shall be two types of annual permits:
(a) 
A personal (noncommercial) permit shall entitle the holder thereof to take shellfish or shellfish predators for the sole use of the individual permit holder and his family.
(b) 
A commercial permit shall entitle the holder to take shellfish or shellfish predators for use by others.
(2) 
Each of the two types created hereby shall be valid for the period commencing April 1 and ending March 31 of the following year, or as otherwise provided herein.
[Amended 7-20-2006 by L.L. No. 21-2006]
(3) 
The Town Board may, by resolution, set and from time to time adjust the fee to be paid for each type of permit.
C. 
One permit. No person shall hold both a commercial and personal permit at any one time.
D. 
Senior citizens free permit. Persons of the age of 65 years or over shall be exempt from paying a fee for a personal permit, except the cost of a shellfish gauge, but such persons shall not shellfish without first obtaining such permit therefor.
E. 
Application; information required.
[Amended 7-20-2006 by L.L. No. 21-2006]
(1) 
An application for a personal or commercial permit shall be submitted to the Town Clerk, in writing, in the form prescribed by the Trustees' Clerk, and shall include but not be limited to:
(a) 
The applicant's name.
(b) 
The applicant's residence address with street and number, if any.
(c) 
The applicant's age, sex, height and color of eyes and hair.
(d) 
For personal permits, the applicant's domicile address outside of the Town of East Hampton with street and number, if any. For commercial permits, the applicant's domicile shall be shown to be within the Town of East Hampton.
(e) 
A description of applicant's real property owned in the Town of East Hampton with street number, if any, and with Tax Map number.
(2) 
Each applicant for a personal permit shall submit to the Town Clerk for inspection one of the following:
(a) 
A valid New York State driver's license or vehicle registration in the name of the applicant, setting forth an address located within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton;
(b) 
A validated tax receipt stub for the current year for any taxable property located within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton;
(c) 
A valid voter registration card indicating place of residence as being within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton; or
(d) 
A copy of a lease of property within the Town of East Hampton, the term of which shall be a minimum of one year. Said personal permit shall expire with the expiration of the lease or March 31, whichever is earlier.
(e) 
In the case of an applicant for a personal permit who is unable to produce items (a), (b), (c), or (d) above, the Town Clerk may require the applicant to be identified as a resident or taxpayer of the Town of East Hampton by a resident known to the Town Clerk. The name of the resident identifying the applicant shall be noted on the application.
(3) 
Each applicant for a commercial permit shall submit to the Town Clerk for inspection all of the following:
(a) 
A valid New York State driver's license, vehicle registration in the name of the applicant or a valid New York non-driver's identification card, setting forth an address located within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton;
(b) 
A validated tax receipt stub for the current year for any taxable property located within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton or a copy of a lease of property within East Hampton Town, the term of which shall be a minimum of one year. Said commercial permit shall expire with the expiration of the lease or March 31, whichever is earlier;
(c) 
A valid voter registration card indicating applicant's place of residence as being within the boundaries of the Town of East Hampton or an affidavit by applicant that he or she is not a registered voter in any jurisdiction and that he or she is a resident of the Town of East Hampton; and
(d) 
A valid New York State shellfish digger's permit.
(e) 
In the case of an applicant for a commercial permit who is unable to produce items (a), (b), (c) and/or (d) above, the Town Clerk shall refer the applicant to the Shellfish Permit Review Board which shall provide the applicant and residents of the Town of East Hampton with the opportunity to present evidence regarding applicant's residence and New York State permit status. The Shellfish Permit Review Board shall consist of the Town Attorney, the senior member of the Town's Marine Patrol and a Town Trustee.
F. 
Form of permit; nontransferability; evidence of permit.
(1) 
Permits shall be on the form prescribed by the Trustees and contain the matters set forth in Subsection E(1)(a), (b) and (c) above. The original application shall be filed in the Town Clerk's office and the permit shall be issued by the East Hampton Town Clerk.
(2) 
Permits shall be nontransferable.
(3) 
Any person engaged in taking shellfish or shellfish predators from Town lands under water shall locate his permit and shellfish gauge so that they shall be immediately available to any enforcing officer. Failure to do so shall be presumptive evidence that such person does not possess a shellfish permit.
G. 
Expiration. All permits, commercial, personal and special, shall expire on the date indicated on the permit unless sooner revoked in accordance with § 213-9.

§ 213-8 Special permits.

A. 
The Trustees are authorized to issue special permits which will entitle the holders thereof to take shellfish from a designated area as set forth in § 213-18, upon such terms and conditions as the Trustees shall determine.
B. 
An application for a special permit shall be submitted to the Trustees, in writing, in the form prescribed by the Trustees' Clerk, and shall include but not be limited to:
(1) 
Proof that the applicant is the holder of a valid personal or commercial shellfish permit issued pursuant to § 213-7.
(2) 
A statement, sworn to by the applicant under penalty of perjury, that the applicant has not been convicted of a violation of this chapter (or of former Chapter 125[1]) within one year prior to the application therefor.
[1]
Editor's Note: This refers to former Ch. 125, Shellfish, adopted 5-4-1979.
C. 
All special permits shall be made available to all members of the eligible class of permit holders on an equal basis.
D. 
In the event that there shall be a limited number of special permits available, such permits shall be issued in accordance with a system designed to ensure a fair and reasonable opportunity for members of the eligible class to obtain the same (e.g., first-come-first-served, lottery, etc.).
E. 
Copies of all such special permits shall be forwarded to the offices of the Town Clerk and Harbormaster upon issuance.

§ 213-9 Voiding or revocation of permit.

A. 
All permits issued pursuant to this law, and the privilege of taking shellfish, shall:
(1) 
Become void if the holder thereof ceases to be a resident or taxpayer of the Town of East Hampton.
(2) 
Except as set forth in Subsection C below, be revoked in the discretion of the court for a period not to exceed six months from the date of conviction of a violation of this law.
(3) 
Automatically be revoked for a period of six months from the date of conviction of a commercial permittee of a violation of § 213-10A, M or O.
(4) 
Automatically be revoked for a period of six months from the date of conviction of a second violation of this law within a period of 12 months from the date of the first violation.
(5) 
Automatically be revoked for a period of 12 months from the date of conviction of a third violation of this law within a period of 18 months from the date of the first violation.
B. 
At the time it revokes a permit, the court shall remove the permit from the holder and deliver the same to the Town Clerk with the date of conviction and the length of any revocation imposed hereunder. The Town Clerk shall not restore a revoked permit or issue a new permit during the period of revocation.

§ 213-10 General restrictions.

A. 
No person shall take shellfish between the hours of sunset and sunrise. This subsection shall not apply to the taking of blue claw crabs, crabs, lobsters, shrimp or shellfish predators.
B. 
No person shall take shellfish (except escallops) by the use of a dredge, scrape or other device propelled or operated in any manner other than by hand power.
C. 
Any person taking shellfish of any kind by means of or with the aid of any device or implement commonly used in the art or practice of scuba diving or by means of or with the aid of any device designed to permit submergence beneath the surface of the water beyond normal human capability shall:
(1) 
Not locate his buoy within 400 feet of another buoy being used by another scuba diver. There can be no more than two divers under one buoy.
(2) 
Not locate his buoy in such a manner to unreasonably interfere with the shellfishing of persons not using scuba techniques if they are already located in an area (except for escallops, a scuba diver may not set his buoy in the direct line of an active dredge).
D. 
No person shall take any particular types, sizes, quantities or species of shellfish in violation of any provision of this chapter.
E. 
No person shall take any particular types, sizes, quantities or species of shellfish which have been restricted by resolution duly adopted by the Trustees or the Town Board for Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, pursuant to § 213-18.
[Amended 8-21-1997 by L.L. No. 28-1997]
F. 
No person shall dump or cause to be dumped or deposited any garbage, rubbish, sewage or fish carcasses in Town waters.
G. 
No person shall use beam or otter trawls in Town waters.
H. 
No person shall return any starfish or other shellfish predators to Town waters, including, without limitation, uncertified waters.
[Amended 2-17-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]
I. 
No person who does not have a shellfish permit shall have in his possession any forks, tongs, rake, dredge or scrape in Town waters.
J. 
Children shall be deemed to be one person with the permittee for all purposes hereunder.
K. 
No commercial permittee shall open shellfish on the grounds where taken or on Town waters.
L. 
Shellfish gauge. The Town may require all persons obtaining a shellfish permit to purchase a gauge or measuring device (shellfish gauge) to be used to measure shellfish to ensure that those specimens not meeting a minimum size displayed on the gauge be returned promptly to Town waters. No person shall take any shellfish having a size limit stated in this chapter that may be determined by said gauge unless he shall have on or in the immediate vicinity of his person such required gauge, and any person requested to do so by any policeman, bay constable or other authorized enforcement officer shall produce and display such gauge for such officer.
M. 
No person shall take shellfish from uncertified waters, except as follows: blue claw crabs, crabs, lobsters and shrimp may be taken from uncertified waters. In addition, shellfish predators may be taken from uncertified waters.
[Amended 2-17-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]
N. 
No person shall take shellfish from waters which have been closed pursuant to § 213-18.
O. 
No person shall willfully injure, tamper with or remove any monument, stake, buoy, rack, apparatus, posting or boundary marker of any kind placed by the Trustees or the Town Board (as to Lake Montauk) for the purpose of growing shellfish or delineating and/or locating designated areas, uncertified waters or restricted or closed areas.
P. 
No person shall possess shellfish for commercial purposes unless they are enclosed in a bushel bag or other authorized container with a complete and accurate shellfish tag attached.

§ 213-11 Blue claw crabs.

A. 
No person shall take female blue claw crabs bearing eggs visible thereon nor offer for sale or possess the same in the Town of East Hampton.
B. 
A commercial permittee shall have no limit on the number of blue claw crabs he may take per day.
C. 
All other permittees may take up to 50 crabs per day.
D. 
No person shall take blue claw crabs measuring less than five inches point to point (across the carapace), and all such crabs shall be returned immediately to the waters of the place where taken.

§ 213-12 Escallops.

A. 
Escallops may be taken with a dredge or scrape having an opening at the mouth not to exceed 36 inches in width. Such dredge may be towed by a boat operated by mechanical power or other means, provided that such dredge or scrape is brought aboard by hand power without the use of a mechanical device.
B. 
Only bay escallops having an annual growth line may be taken. Bay escallops which do not meet the requirements of this section shall be returned immediately to the waters where taken.
C. 
Escallops may be taken during the period from the third Monday of October to March 31, both inclusive, in each year. Bay escallops shall not be taken on Sunday by use of a dredge or other mechanical device operated by power.
D. 
A commercial permittee may take five bushels of escallops per day. Two or more of such persons holding commercial permits and occupying the same boat while taking escallops may take in the aggregate not more than 10 bushels in one day. Two or more persons, only one of whom holds a commercial permit and occupying the same boat while taking escallops, may take in the aggregate not more than five bushels in one day.
E. 
All other permittees may take one bushel of escallops per day. Three or more noncommercial permittees occupying the same boat may not take more than three bushels of escallops in the aggregate per day.

§ 213-13 Hard clams.

A. 
Hard clams measuring less than one inch in thickness shall be returned immediately to the waters of the place where taken.
B. 
A commercial permittee may take three bushels of hard clams per day.
C. 
All other permittees may take 100 hard clams per day.

§ 213-14 Lobsters.

A. 
No person shall take female lobsters bearing eggs visible thereon nor offer for sale or possess the same in the Town of East Hampton.
B. 
No person shall take lobsters measuring less than three and 31/4 inches in length, and all such lobsters shall be returned immediately to the waters of the place where taken. All measurements are from the rear end of the eye socket along a line parallel to the center line of the body shell (carapace) to the rear end of the body shell (carapace).
C. 
A commercial permittee shall have no limit on the number of lobsters he may take per day.
D. 
All other permittees may take six lobsters per day.

§ 213-15 Oysters.

A. 
No person shall take seed oysters without written permission of the Trustees. For the purposes of this law, seed oysters are oysters less than three inches in length.
B. 
[1]A commercial permittee may take three bushels of oysters per day.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B, prohibiting the taking of oysters between May 1 and August 31, was repealed 11-2-2001 by L.L. No. 28-2001. This local law also redesignated former Subsections C and D as B and C, respectively.
C. 
All other permittees may take one peck of oysters per day.

§ 213-16 Soft clams.

A. 
No person shall take soft clams measuring less than 11/2 inches in length, and all such soft clams shall be returned immediately to the waters of the place where taken.
B. 
No person shall take soft clams between May 1 and August 31, both inclusive, in each year.
C. 
A commercial permittee may take three bushels of soft clams per day.
D. 
All other permittees may take one peck of soft clams per day.

§ 213-17 Other shellfish.

A. 
Except in such designated areas as have been established by the Trustees or the Town Board for Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, pursuant to § 213-18 of this chapter, there shall be no limit on the size of other shellfish which may be taken and there shall be no season in which taking other shellfish is prohibited.
[Amended 8-21-1997 by L.L. No. 28-1997]
B. 
A commercial permittee shall have no limit on the quantity of other shellfish he may take.
C. 
All other permittees may take one peck of other shellfish per day.

§ 213-18 Special authority.

A. 
The Trustees or the Town Board for Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, are authorized to vary the limitations set forth in this chapter regarding the methods, equipment, seasons for taking, sizes and quantities of shellfish or shellfish predators which may be taken in such designated areas as they shall specify by resolution duly adopted, published in their official newspaper, forwarded to the Town Clerk and posted on the official notice board in Town Hall. Such resolution shall set forth:
[Amended 8-21-1997 by L.L. No. 28-1997]
(1) 
The reason for such action.
(2) 
The location of the designated area.
(3) 
The new limitations which apply within such designated area.
(4) 
The calendar date on which the resolution expires.
(5) 
A statement that all other provisions of this chapter remain in effect within such designated area.
B. 
Such designated area shall be properly delineated and posted so as to give the public notice of the applicable limitations.
C. 
The Town Board may from time to time, in its discretion, close any portion of Town lands under water against taking of shellfish for such period, not to exceed 21 days, as it deems necessary for the conservation, protection, growth and transplanting of shellfish. The closure of any Town lands under water (except Lake Montauk) for a period exceeding 21 days may be accomplished only with the consent of the Trustees, after the Trustees have held a public hearing, notice of which shall be posted and published in the official Town newspaper. The closure of any lands under water in Lake Montauk for a period exceeding 21 days may be accomplished by the Town Board only after it has held a public hearing, notice of which shall be posted and published in the official Town newspaper.
D. 
The methods, equipment, sizes, quantities and seasonal limitations set forth in this chapter shall not apply to any relay or research operations conducted by or on behalf of the Town Board or the Trustees.
E. 
The Trustees or the Town Board for Town waters in Montauk, including but not limited to Lake Montauk, may from time to time, in their discretion, designate landing areas where all shellfish must be unloaded if they determine that such action is necessary for efficient enforcement of this law.

§ 213-19 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 6-6-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013]
A. 
First violation. Failure to comply with any of the provisions of this law shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable by a fine as set forth in the schedule of fines contained in this chapter, including additional penalties for failing to timely answer any instrument issued for the aforesaid conduct, or by imprisonment for up to 10 days, or both. The offender shall also be subject to the revocation provision of § 213-9A(2) of this chapter.
B. 
Second violation. Any person who shall have been convicted of a second violation of this law within a period of 12 months shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment not to exceed 10 days, or both. The offender shall also be subject to the revocation provision of § 213-9A(4) of this chapter.
C. 
Third violation. Any person who shall have been convicted of a third violation of this law within a period of 18 months shall be punished by a fine of not less than $300 and not more than $1,500 or by imprisonment not to exceed 20 days, or both. The offender shall also be subject to the revocation provision of § 213-9A(5) of this chapter.
D. 
All provisions and penalties herein contained are in addition to and in no way in contradiction or modification of any other provisions of any laws, rules or regulations applicable thereto.

§ 213-20 Enforcement.

This law shall be enforced by any duly constituted law enforcement officer having jurisdiction within the Town of East Hampton.

§ 213-21 Amendment.

A. 
In the event that the Town Board or Trustees shall propose an amendment to this chapter, the Board proposing said amendment shall forward a copy thereof to the other Board before said amendment is published for formal comment and consideration. Such other Board shall be entitled to a period of not less than 60 days to review and submit comments on the proposed amendment.
B. 
In the event that the reviewing Board submits comments (other than a complete approval), the Board proposing the amendment shall formally address and respond to such comments within 30 days of its receipt of the same.
C. 
Upon approval of the proposed amendment by the reviewing Board or upon failure of the reviewing Board to submit comments or upon the submission of a response to the comments offered by the reviewing Board, the Town Board may proceed to public hearing on the proposed amendment as originally proposed or as modified in response to the comments of the reviewing Board, upon posting and publishing notice of said hearing.
D. 
An amendment by the Town Board of any provision of this chapter in a manner inconsistent with the ordinances, rules or regulations of the Trustees shall not be binding upon the bottomlands over which the Trustees have control.
E. 
In the event that the Trustees shall amend their own ordinances, rules or regulations either without the enactment of a consistent amendment to this chapter by the Town Board or beyond the scope of the special authority set forth in § 213-18, then the Town Board shall not be responsible for enforcement of such amended ordinance, rule or regulation.

§ 213-22 Severability.

The provisions of this law are declared to be severable. If any section, sentence, clause or phrase thereof shall for any reason be held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses or phrases of this law, but they shall remain in effect, it being the legislative intent that this law shall stand notwithstanding the invalidity of any part.

§ 213-23 Effective date.

This local law shall take effect upon filing with the Secretary of State as required by law.

§ 213-24 Fine schedule.

[Added 6-6-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013]
A. 
Schedule of fines:
Section
Description
Fine
After 15 days
After 30 days
After 90 days
213-6A(2)
No shellfish permit
$150
$300
$450
$500
213-10D
Undersized/ over limit (all-encompassing)
$150
$300
$450
$500
B. 
For any other violation of this chapter, the fine shall be $100.