Marine Gathering Permit Details

Marine Gathering Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit

Maryland permit which is required for an intentional congregation of more than 100 vessels in a specific area of water that, by the event's nature, circumstances, or location, creates extra or unusual hazards to life or property.

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    Approval time

  • $100.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Map of area.

  2. Written summary of operations plan.

  3. General description of the area, any associated land based activities, the placement of temporary buoys, channels and any other designated locations such as: first-aid stations, food vendors, event staging area(s), rest rooms, etc.

Apply for the Permit

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information

Captain Melissa Scarborough


Tel: (410) 260-8687

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?