Marine Resources Department



Seasonal Pump Out Services

Pump Out Services will begin on May 21, 2022 and run through October 10, 2022

Service will be available on Weekends & Holidays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm by calling the Fairhaven Harbormaster on VHF Channel 9 to make an appointment.  Please do not call the Town Hall, no one is available on the weekends.

Outer Harbor Shellfishing Closure

The Outer Harbor, areas B15.4 & B15.43 will remain temporarily closed per the Division of Marine Fisheries.  For more information or any inquiries regarding the closure please call Greg Sawyer at DMF, (508)990-2860.  


Please note, you MUST have a 2022 Shellfish Permit beginning on January 3rd, issued by the Town of Fairhaven, to take part in shellfishing! Resident Non-Commercial & Non Resident Non-Commercial Shellfishing Permits are now available online by clicking this Unibank link.  You can also purchase at the Fairhaven Town Hall in the Selectmen's Office.  


Thank you and stay safe!

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Timothy Cox Harbormaster / Shellfish Warden Cell: (508) 962-1416
Todd Cox Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Steve Riley Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Steven Botelho Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Sheri Souza Administrative Assistant 508-979-4023 ext 103
Thomas Lafreniere Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Nils Isaksen Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Corey Pietraszek Shellfish Warden / Deputy
Brandon Estrella Shellfish Warden / Deputy