Hyde County Shellfish Lease Hearing

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Hyde County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29. The hearing will be held in-person at the Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter, and via WebEx.

The public may comment on the lease applications in person at the hearing or by WebEx. To facilitate online comments, the Division is asking those who wish to speak via WebEx to pre-register here by 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. Those who wish to comment in-person should sign up on-site the night of the hearing.

The public may also comment on the proposed shellfish leases in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Thursday, March 30 and may be submitted two ways:

  1. Online Comments – Written comments will be accepted through an online form available here.
  2. Mailed Comments – Written comments may be mailed to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

Further information on these proposed leases may be found on the interactive Shellfish Leasing Tool.

Hyde County Shellfish Lease Hearing
Date: March 29, 2023
Time: 6 p.m.
Hyde County Government Center
30 Oyster Creek Road
Swan Quarter, North Carolina
Join the Meeting Online
Event number/Access Code: 2422 905 3577
Event password: 1234
Phone: 415-655-0003
Submit Written Comments by Mail to:
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
Shellfish Leases
P.O. Box 769
Morehead City, N.C. 28557
Submit Public Comments Online
Deadline: 5 p.m. March 30, 2023
Register to Speak Virtually
Deadline: 4 p.m. March 28, 2023
Meeting Presentation
Investigation Reports
Ocracoke Salt Company, LLC Carraway Oyster Company, LLC
Ryan Bell Mary Ellen Allen