Scallop permits

Emergency dredging byelaw

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:

post to: 

Town Hall
Quay Road
YO16 4LP

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.