The Conservation Department is the environmental division of Westport's Town Government. Its goal is to protect, preserve and improve the town's natural resources. 


The Department Administers the Following Town Ordinances and Regulations

The Conservation Department is Staff for the Following Commissions and Committees


Cockenoe Island Information and Camping Permit:

Required Conservation Permits

See this page for a list of permits and procedures that may be required if you have wetland resources on your property.

Recreational Shellfishing

The Westport Shellfish Commission issues permits for recreational shellfishing. For more information about Shellfishing permits visit this page and to check the status of the recreational shellfishing beds call 203.838.9807 before you dig.

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