BOAT MOORING PERMIT

Mooring Fees:
Residents $20
Non Residents $50
Rental  $100
All mooring permits are issued on an annual basis and expire on December 31st of each year. Fees not paid by August 1st of the following year will be charged a late fee of $10 per mooring.
THE TOWN WILL NO LONGER ISSUE REMINDERS.


Minimum Mooring Requirements:

Size of boat Up to 16' 17-25' 26-30' 31-36' over 36'
Weight of block 300# 500# 1500# 3000# 3500-4000#
Size of chain Top 3/8" 1/2" 1/2" 1/2" 1/2"
                     Bottom  1/2" 1/2" 1" 1" 1"
Size of nylon bridle 1/2" 1/2" 3/4" 1" 1"
Length of mooring 3:1 ratio of Harbor Masters discretion

Harbor Master discretion of the following specifications
Granite block or mushroom anchor (a ample size/weight
Heavy chain bottom 1/5 times maximum depth
Light chain or nylon 1.0 times maximum depth (if floatation buoy is used)
Bridle 2.5 time chock to waterline if coming off a floatation buoy
Bridle or rider coming off bottom chain must be heavy nylon and of sufficient length to provide ratio as listed above
These are recommendations, if you have any question contact your Harbor Master

Anyone with a boat 45' or over must see Harbor Master for instructions
All existing moorings, temporary anchors and all moorings to be set in the future shall be of sufficient size to the vessel for which it is to be used.
All moorings and their locations shall be approved by the Harbor Masters
Boat and/or mooring owners will be liable for any damages caused by faulty, inadequate or improperly placed moorings.
All moorings buoys will be marked with a permanent name tag and/or number assigned to the owner by the Harbor Master.

If you want to read the Mooring Ordinance, it is listed in the Town Ordinance section of this website.

PDF MOORING APPLICATION

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