Shellfish Aquaculture Laws

Aquaculture farmEnvironmental Conservation Law §13-0302, which was enacted on September 14, 2004, ceded to the County of Suffolk approximately 100,000 acres of underwater land in Peconic Bay and Gardiners Bay for the purpose of establishing a shellfish aquaculture lease program.

Environmental Conservation Law §13-0302 (2004 Leasing Law) 

Suffolk County adopted Resolution No. 646-2009 on August 19, 2009, which enacted Local Law 25-2009, A Local Law Establishing the Suffolk County Shellfish Aquaculture Lease Program in Peconic Bay and Gardiners Bay (Chapter 475, Article II of the Suffolk County Code).

Chapter 475, Article II of the Suffolk County Code