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Applications for Shellfish Harvesting Licenses for the period April 1, 2024 to
March 31, 2025 may be printed from the Swan’s Island Town Website at and mailed to Town Clerk at PO Box 11, Swan’s Island, ME 04685 or sent to

The application must be received no later than March 29th. At 9:00 AM on Monday, April 1st, there will be a drawing to determine who will receive the Non-resident Commercial Shellfish License. This will be will be aired on Facebook Live from the Town of Swan’s Island Page.

At that time the Town Clerk shall issue one license to a non-resident. Thereafter, when ten licenses are issued to residents then one more shall be awarded to the non-resident whose name was drawn next.

Resident Commercial Shellfish Harvest License $200.00
Non-Resident Commercial Shellfish Harvest License $400.00
Resident Recreational Shellfish Harvest License $ 20.00
Non-resident Recreational Shellfish Harvest License $ 40.00

Recreational licenses will not be sold to any person holding a State of Maine Commercial Shellfish License and will be revoked if that person subsequently acquires a State of Maine Commercial Shellfish License.

Town of Swan’s Island Application for Shellfish Harvesting License