REGULATION 4 VAC 20-1130-10 Et Seq. and
Section 28.2-603.2 of the Code of Virginia provide an opportunity for public
comment on proposals to place protective shellfish enclosures on leased ground. The following notices are posted by date; the
comment period for each notice is as is specified below for each individual
siting notice. Please check with The Fisheries Division at
(757) 247-2248 to verify when a specific comment period ends.
June 23, 2014: Mr. R. David Smith of The Daily Oyster Company has notified the Virginia Marine Resources Commission of his intent to temporarily place up to 500 protective aquaculture enclosures per acre for cultivating DR triploids oysters on 24.16 acres of leased ground, in the Bay Tree Creek, York County. A complete copy of the proposal may be obtained from the Marine Resources Commission or reviewed on the agency website at http://mrc.virginia.gov/Notices/2014/Smith_Application_for_GenPermit_no4.pdf. Send comments/inquiries before July 8, 2014 to: Marine Resources Commission, Fishery Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd floor, Newport News, VA 23607.
Note: notices below this point are beyond the comment period and are provided only as a reference of shellfish enclosure siting activity. Comments will not be accepted on the notices below.