Marine Resources

A notice from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

Boating and various other marine and inland waterway related activities


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Fairhaven Town Hall is closed until further notice.  You can purchase your 2020 Shellfishing, Parking, Dinghy, & Mooring Permits by mailing the 2020 application along with a check or money order & a self addressed stamped envelope to the Town Hall at 40 Center St, Fairhaven, MA 02719, Attn:  Marine Resources Department. 

Online payments are also now available for Parking and Dinghy Permits only.

Please see the guidelines in the 2020 Applications tab.

The expiration date on your 2019 Permits will be extended until April 30, 2020.

Thank you and stay safe!


Online Tutorial:


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Timothy Cox Harbormaster / Shellfish Warden Cell: (508) 962-1416
Sheri Souza Principal Office Assistant 508-979-4023 ext 103
Todd Cox Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Paul Sylvia Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Steve Riley Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Edward Normand Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Steven Botelho Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Cliff Patenaude Shellfish Warden / Deputy