2018 Lease Application Period 

The Lease Application Period for the 2018 Lease Application Cycle will begin on Monday, January 8, 2018 and will conclude on Friday, February 23, 2018. Applicants must schedule and attend a pre-application meeting with Department staff before submitting their application.

Pre-application meetings can be scheduled by calling Ms. Susan Filipowich at (631) 853-4775, starting on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Applications are not considered complete until the required pre-application meeting has been fulfilled. All 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 of January 8th to February 23rd.

All completed applications must be received by the Division of Planning and Environment by close of business on February 23, 2017. All late and/or incomplete applications will be returned. 

Congratulations to the following eight 2017 Lease Applicants who will be receiving a 10-acre lease under this lease application cycle. We look forward to our continued work together as you build your shellfish aquaculture farms! 

2017 Lease Applicant

Lease Site Map ID#

Scott J. Schmal


Bryan James Hadler


Vanessa A. Rebentisch


Kevin S. Fey


Turtleback Farm LLC


Eileen Rodgers


Amagansett Oyster Co., LLC


Little A’s Oysters, LLC


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Aquaculture Lease Board Meetings

No meetings are scheduled at this time.

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