Welcome!

Thanks for visiting the homepage of the Dartmouth Harbormaster's Office.

Pumpout service ends for 2017
Falling night temperatures and severe storm conditions have forced us to winterize all pump-out equipment, boats and transfer station. There will be no further pump-out service until the late spring of 2018.
*********** Thank you for utilizing our free pump-out service to help keep your waterways clean. **************
Posted on 29 Oct 2017 by harbormaster
Weekly Automatic Pump-out Service Ends
If you signed your vessel up for weekly, automatic waste removal, that service has ended for the 2017 season. Diminished use of vessels has resulted in needless visits to empty holding tanks. Starting the week of September 17, 2017 waste pump-out service will be on-demand only.
To request a needed pump-out, please call our message line at 774-473-8411 anytime, our office phone at 508-999-0759, or email us at harbormaster@dartmouthharbormaster.com. Please provide your vessel name, mooring number and pump-out fitting location (port/starboard).
On-demand service will continue weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon until further notice.
Thank you for helping to keep our waterways clean.
Posted on 16 Sep 2017 by harbormaster
COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS FISHERY CLOSED BY D.M.F.
September 1, 2017 MarineFisheries Advisory
Commercial Striped Bass Fishery Closed - Effective Sept. 1, 2017
The Commonwealth’s 2017 commercial striped bass quota of 800,885 pounds is projected to have been taken on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Accordingly, Massachusetts 2017 commercial striped bass fishery is closed effective today—Friday, September 1, 2017 (Closure Notice). Until the 2018 commercial striped bass fishery opens, fishermen are prohibited from possessing more than one striped bass that measures at least 28 inches in total length per person or selling or attempting to sell any striped bass in the Commonwealth.
Posted on 01 Sep 2017 by harbormaster
Updated Mooring Waitlist
*
You can view our most current Mooring Waitlist which was updated on July 15, 2017 here.
Posted on 15 Jul 2017 by harbormaster
Dinghy Rack Thefts
*
Several KAYAKS have been reported as stolen from the dinghy racks in the Dias Landing at Apponagansett Point. Dartmouth Police are investigating the reported thefts. Damage was done to many of the rack space uprights. If you have already placed your vessel in your reserved rack space, please check on it. Please report any loss or damage to the Dartmouth Police Department and Dartmouth Harbormaster Office.
Posted on 04 Jul 2017 by harbormaster
Mooring, Boat and Dinghy permit decals were mailed out today
Check your mail over the next week. All permits were mailed today to the last address we have on file for you. If you do not receive yours, check your mooring inspection due dates and your vessel excise tax bills. Those with problems need to resolve those first.
Posted on 18 May 2017 by harbormaster
How to Recycle Boat Shrink Wrap - FREE
*
Need to dispose of used shrink wrap and want to help protect the environment? See the flyer below to learn about 2 FREE ways to recycle your boat shrink wrap!

Posted on 21 Apr 2017 by harbormaster
Shellfish Relay
*
The north side of Apponagansett Bay (Upper Padanaram Harbor) is seasonally closed from June 1st to November 1st each year by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. Within the north side is a one acre site (outlined on the map above) which will remain closed until the fall of 2018. This area, from the Pier at the Arthur F. Dias landing to the band-shell at Apponagansett Point, has been seeded with contaminated quahog stock relayed from the Taunton River.

This one-acre contaminated relay area must not be entered or harvested from when the remaining other north side areas open this fall. The contaminated relay area must remain closed to harvesting until the fall of 2017 by which time these quahogs will have purified themselves of any contaminants and had the opportunity to reproduce in our waters.

State Law prohibits harvesting in a contaminated closed area, making it an arrestable felony for anyone caught in the prohibited area. Enforcement by local authorities and State Environmental Police will be heightened during this specific closure.


See map here.

Posted on 02 Aug 2016 by harbormaster
Padanaram Causeway Update
*
Posted on 26 Jul 2016 by harbormaster
Powered by CuteNews

 

Next Waterways Management Commission Meeting
The next Waterways Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 5:30 in Town Hall.

 

La Jolla Los Osos Grass Valley Wildomar Del Mar Redlands Coachella Malibu Suisun City Venice Marina Del Rey San Bruno Ontario Carmichael Fresno Napa Coronado San Luis Obispo Culver City Mountain View South El Monte Rancho Cordova Healdsburg Oakland Twentynine Palms Bellflower Brisbane Marysville Crestline Hacienda Heights Reseda Porterville Bloomington Montebello Los Gatos Palo Alto Templeton Oakley San Dimas Albany Valencia El Centro La Verne Fairfax King City Lindsay Mount Shasta Kerman Quincy Sunland Buellton Campbell Morgan Hill Beverly Hills Placerville Sonora Hermosa Beach San Marcos Aptos Tahoe City Lincoln Yucaipa Red Bluff Perris Patterson Loma Linda Fort Bragg Grover Beach Jackson Torrance Seal Beach Citrus Heights Soquel Riverbank West Covina Placentia Madera Lodi Temecula Menlo Park Bell Gardens Elk Grove Auburn Truckee Beaumont Castro Valley Delano Larkspur Riverside Stockton West Hills Gridley Goleta Dinuba Moreno Valley Burlingame Susanville Milpitas Sherman Oaks Victorville Fontana Brentwood Atascadero Trabuco Canyon Fortuna Pomona Yreka Rialto Lake Forest San Lorenzo Mendocino Simi Valley Hesperia Santa Barbara San Jose Willits Sunnyvale Lakeport El Monte Tujunga San Carlos Concord Pacoima Gardena Fullerton Altadena West Sacramento Avalon Salinas Bishop Watsonville San Gabriel Fallbrook Monterey Lafayette Ramona Temple City Baldwin Park Angels Camp Alamo Diamond Bar Lompoc Willows Dixon Saratoga Carpinteria Poway Ripon San Diego Chowchilla Cypress Los Banos South Lake Tahoe Santa Clarita Emeryville Pinole Glendora Cerritos Dana Point Grand Terrace Lomita Aliso Viejo Redwood City Mira Loma North Hollywood Huntington Beach Rocklin Covina Highland Petaluma Ventura Hemet Fillmore Orinda Hayward San Anselmo Wasco Camarillo Upland Paramount Sacramento Cambria Tarzana Saint Helena San Rafael Castroville Millbrae Kingsburg Norwalk Sylmar Tracy Buena Park Berkeley Clayton Middletown Brea Hawthorne Van Nuys Irvine San Andreas Desert Hot Springs Hawaiian Gardens Needles Carson Westlake Village Lawndale Monrovia Cotati Merced Claremont Port Hueneme Eureka Yorba Linda Capitola Windsor Solvang Norco Visalia Redding Lemon Grove Cottonwood La Puente Chester Playa Del Rey Nipomo Canyon Country Palm Springs Daly City Tehachapi Santa Maria Oxnard Sanger Paradise Colton Rowland Heights Tustin San Pedro Compton Corning Granada Hills Downey La Mirada San Marino Dublin Woodland Canoga Park Inglewood Ojai Chico Sonoma Northridge Ridgecrest Walnut Arnold Pacifica Banning Pittsburg Carlsbad Bell Loomis Manhattan Beach Modesto Indio Morro Bay Shafter Brawley San Juan Capistrano Santa Cruz Sebastopol Greenbrae Alpine South Pasadena Yountville Cupertino Santa Ynez Pismo Beach Moorpark Valley Village Gilroy Los Altos Rancho Palos Verdes Granite Bay Mill Valley Selma Montclair Davis San Francisco Oroville Costa Mesa Bonita Burbank Sierra Madre North Highlands Reedley Cathedral City Sausalito Santa Monica Calexico Lake Isabella West Hollywood Novato La Mesa Santa Paula Santa Rosa Fair Oaks Mission Viejo Encino Blythe Tulare Palos Verdes Peninsu Oceanside Corona Rosemead Richmond Rancho Mirage Kelseyville Apple Valley Murrieta Redondo Beach Fremont Carmel Weed Lakewood Sun City Walnut Creek Arroyo Grande Laguna Niguel El Dorado Hills Chula Vista Arcata South Gate Rancho Santa Fe Carmel Valley Felton Cloverdale Crescent City Escalon Galt Ceres San Fernando Danville Sutter Creek Belmont Thousand Oaks Rio Linda El Sobrante Weaverville Lake Elsinore Woodland Hills Harbor City Oakhurst La Palma Garden Grove Lakeside Anderson Panorama City Orange Yucca Valley Montrose Roseville Spring Valley Clearlake Agoura Hills Santa Clara Anaheim Pacific Palisades San Mateo Corona Del Mar Boulder Creek Oakdale Antioch Coalinga San Jacinto Newhall Martinez Vallejo Newark San Clemente Orangevale Belvedere Tiburon Artesia Clovis Sun Valley Livermore Pacific Grove Imperial Beach Calabasas Pleasant Hill Santee La Habra San Ramon Vacaville City of Industry Yuba City Penn Valley Palmdale Taft Encinitas Colusa Rohnert Park Paso Robles El Cajon Maywood Calistoga Alhambra Newbury Park Benicia Monterey Park San Leandro Los Alamitos Mammoth Lakes Laguna Hills La Canada Flintridge Azusa Huntington Park Santa Fe Springs Pico Rivera Vista Running Springs Valley Springs Duarte Rancho Santa Margari Chino Kings Beach Lancaster Laguna Beach Lynwood Turlock Marina Scotts Valley El Cerrito Newport Beach El Segundo Seaside Atwater Ukiah Rancho Cucamonga Mariposa Barstow La Crescenta Big Bear City Los Angeles Union City Lower Lake Whittier Rio Vista Big Bear Lake Alturas Half Moon Bay Bakersfield Wilmington San Pablo Fairfield Pleasanton Solana Beach Pasadena South San Francisco North Hills McKinleyville Stanton Orland Hanford Nevada City Studio City Chino Hills Manteca Fountain Valley Glendale Lemoore Moraga Hollister National City Corte Madera Escondido Lake Arrowhead Exeter La Quinta Arcadia Long Beach Mission Hills San Bernardino Shingle Springs Valley Center Palm Desert Santa Ana Folsom Chatsworth Alameda Westminster