To obtain a non-commercial shellfish permit, you must complete the Application for Permit below, submit proof of residency in the Town of Hempstead for at least six months, and the appropriate fee if required.
Proof of Residency: Please upload an image of both sides of your New York State driver's license or photo ID, as well as an updated headshot to be used on your official permit.
If a permit fee is required, it can be paid via credit card (additional $1.50 service charge) on the shellfish permit portal above.
You can also make checks or money orders payable to the Town of Hempstead and mail to: Town of Hempstead Department of Conservation and Waterways 1401 Lido Boulevard P.O. Box 180 Point Lookout, NY 11569