Persons with proof of residency in the Town of Ipswich may be granted a permit.
Fee: $30 per calendar year plus $10.00 enhancement fee
70+ years old - $10.00 enhancement fee only
Resident Recreational Family Permits
A head of household whose principal year round domicile is within the Town of Ipswich may be granted a resident family permit. This permit entitles the head of household, his or her spouse living within the same domicile, his or her children 14 years of age or younger, and any other person living within the same domicile whose legal guardian is the said head of household to be included on the permit.
Fee: $40 per calendar year plus $10.00 enhancement fee
Non-Resident Recreational Permits
Persons with proof of residence in Massachusetts but who are not residents of Ipswich may be granted a permit.
Fee: $150 per calendar year plus $10.00 enhancement fee
One Day Recreational Permits
***At this time we are unable to issue One Day Recreational Permits to Non-Residents. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Out of state residents may be issued a 1 day permit under the following conditions:
They name in the application the name and permit number of an Ipswich licensed permit holder that will accompany them.
They are accompanied by the sponsoring permit holder on the day specified on the permit.
Fee: $20 per day
Commercial Shellfish Permits***
Application Periods: To obtain a permit, completed applications must be submitted to the Town Clerk during application periods indicated.
New: Dec 1st - Dec 31st****
Renewal: Dec 1st - March 1st
Student: Dec 1st - Dec 31st****
****The Town Clerks Office will close at NOON on Thursday, Dec. 31st.