N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-18.10 - Issuance of Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits after August 2, 1991

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) When, after August 2, 1991, the combined number of Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits for staked, anchored or drifting gill nets falls below 800 for staked or anchored gill nets or 200 drifting gill nets as set forth in 7:25-18.6(c), the Commissioner may issue new permits for the type of net allowed by the available permit.
(b) After August 2, 1991, the combined number of Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits for staked, anchored or drifting gill nets issued under (a) above shall be limited to no more than 800 for staked or anchored gill nets and 200 drifting gill nets.
(c) Delaware Bay commercial and non-commercial gill net permits shall be issued in the name of the applicant that appears at the top of the permit waiting lists maintained by the Division of Fish, Game, and Wildlife under 7:25-18.9(f).
(d) Applicants for commercial and non-commercial gill net permits shall remain at the top of the permit waiting list and shall be issued permits as they become available until the applicant has been offered the type and number of new gill net permits that the applicant applied for not to exceed the limits in (d)1 and 2 for each type of permit. Upon reaching the limits in (d)1 and 2 below, as appropriate, the applicant's name shall be removed from the permit waiting list.
1. Delaware Bay commercial gill net permits shall be issued for no more than four drifting gill nets and/or 25 staked or anchored gill nets.
2. Delaware Bay non-commercial gill net permits shall be issued for no more than one drifting gill net not to exceed 360 feet in length or two staked or anchored gill nets not to exceed 180 feet in length each.
(e) Delaware Bay non-commercial gill net permits shall not be issued to an individual in possession of one or more Delaware Bay commercial gill net permits.
(f) Delaware Bay commercial gill net permits shall not be issued to an individual in possession of one or more Delaware Bay non-commercial gill net permits.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-18.10
New Rule, R.1991 d.278, effective 6/3/1991.
See: 22 New Jersey Register 1311(a), 23 New Jersey Register 1792(a).

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