15A NCAC 10F .0304       BLADEN COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Area.  The portion of White Lake between the shoreline and the offshore marker poles which were installed in the lake by the State Parks Division of the Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources is designated as the restricted area.

(b)  Swimming.  Swimming, except skin diving, shall not be permitted outside of the restricted area.

(c)  Skiing.  No skiing is permitted in the restricted area, except to leave from within or return into that area.  All vessels pulling skiers shall leave from within the restricted area on a course perpendicular to the nearest shoreline.  Upon returning, all vessels pulling skiers shall reduce to no‑wake speed when the skiers have entered the restricted area.

(d)  Speed Limit.  Within the restricted area all vessels, except those engaged in skiing as regulated by Paragraph (c) of this Rule, shall be operated at a no‑wake speed.  Operation of any vessel on a course parallel to the shoreline is prohibited in the restricted area.

(e)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Bladen County, the Town of White Lake, and the State Parks Division are designated as suitable agencies for placement and maintenance of adequate marking to implement the regulations listed above.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 75A‑3; 75A‑15;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1990; August 1, 1988; June 17, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.