Intertidal and Sub-Tidal Fixed Netting Permits – Area C (Flamborough to Withernsea)

fixed netting permits

Applications are invited for intertidal and sub-tidal fixed netting permits to set nets within Area C of the Authority’s district (Flamborough Light to Withernsea Light) under the provisions of Byelaw XVIII Method and Area of Fishing (Fixed Netting) Byelaw 2016.

Applicants can only apply for one type of permit and applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • The applicant has previously held a permit to fish within Area C

  • The applicant can demonstrate a historical track record of fishing in Area C

  • The applicant can demonstrate a track record of catching fish using fixed nets.


A maximum of five intertidal and five sub-tidal permits are available.

Please note: that a fee of £500 will be charged for each permit.

You can view the application form and details of the permit allocation process below:

Intertidal application form 2021 (word 39kb)

Sub-tidal application form 2021 (word 42kb)

Fixed netting permit allocation procedure 2021 (pdf 106kb)

Applications can be submitted by email to:

Email:  ne-ifca@eastriding.gov.uk  

or posted to:

Town Hall
Quay Road
YO16 4LP

Closing date

Closing date for all applications: Thursday 29 July, 2021.

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