Landing Commission

Dear Head of Westport Landing Abutters,

The Westport Landing Commission and Westport Planning Department invite the Head of Westport Landing neighborhood and general public to attend an open public comment meeting about the site plan for the Head of Westport Town Landing, funded by the Seaport Economic Council Grant.


Thursday May 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Westport Free Public Library,  Manton Room

408 Old County Road Westport MA


A copy of the plan is available at the Planning Board office, Westport Town Hall Annex at 856 Main Road and online at Click on Seaport Economic Council Grant site plan of the Head of Westport Town Landing Plan in the left blue margin.


Please review the plan and attend the meeting.  Comments can also be emailed to the Landing Commission at this e-mail:


Please feel free to share this letter with your neighbors.


Jefferson Bull,

Chairman Westport Landing Commission







The Landing Commissioners are charged the overseeing these Landings

Public Landings

Laid out by Proprietors of Dartmouth and found in Proprietors Records. These Landings were layed out between 1843 and 1851 and 1851 by Town of Westport pursuant to Chapter 171 of the Acts of 1848. A description of these landings as defined are on record with the Town Clerk. These landings are under the control of the Landing Commissions and are subject to the by-laws of the Town of Westport for the Govermnent of Public and Town Landings approved June 1848 and June 28,1889. The general public is entitled to use these landings on the same basis as the inhabitants of Westport.
1. Head of Westport (both sides); 2. Hix Bridge (west side); 3. Near Adamsville on west side of Acoaxet River; 4. East Beach ncar Dartmouth Line; and 5. Westport Point (east side of road).

Town Landings
Acquired in various ways by Town of Westport. Control and regulations same as public
landings but inhabitants of Westport may be given preference over general public.

1. Hix Bridge ( east side); 2. Gooseberry Neck Bar; 3. East Beach at the Let  and 4. Central Wharf at Westport Point.