Applications for scallop dredging permits are invited from vessels meeting the following criteria:
Maximum overall length of 12m and 221KW engine power
Vessels which have previously notified a valid track record to the authority and do not exceed 18.3m overall length and 400KW engine power.
You can view the application form and details of the permit allocation below:
Scallop dredging application form (pdf 54kb opens in new window)
Scallop dredging permit allocation (pdf 148kb opens in new window)
Applications can be submitted by email to:
Deadline for applications is 30 May 2016
Please note: submission of an application does not guarantee that a permit will be issued and the number of permits made available will be set following the application deadline.