2017 Lease Application Period 

The Lease Application Period for the 2017 Lease Application Cycle will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017 and will conclude on Friday, February 24, 2017. All applications must be received by the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning, Division of Planning and Environment prior to close of business on February 24, 2017. Those parties interested in submitting an application for a lease under the 2017 Lease Application Cycle must attend a pre-application meeting with Department staff prior to submitting their lease application.  Pre-application meetings can be scheduled by calling Ms. Susan Filipowich at (631) 853-4775 starting on Monday, December 12, 2016. No application will be considered complete if the requirement of attending a pre-application meeting has not been met.

The pre-application meetings will be held in the Department of Economic Development and Planning- Division of Planning and Environment, H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY, during the period from January 9th to February 24th

Congratulations to the following ten 2016 Lease Applicants who will be receiving a lease under this lease application cycle. We look forward to our continued work together as you build your shellfish aquaculture farms! 

2016 Lease Applicant

Lease Site Map ID#

The Sheltered Oyster Co. LLC


Gaiergy Corp.


Eric Schmal


Promised Land Mariculture Co. LLC


Empire State Shellfish Co. LLC


Blackpoint Ecology, LLC


William M. Dougherty II


SeaJay Oyster Farming LLC


Winter Harbor Oyster Co., LLC


Jason Anthony Stulsky


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Aquaculture Lease Board Meetings

No meetings are scheduled at this time.

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