15A NCAC 10F .0320       ONSLOW COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Areas.  This Rule applies to the following waters and portions of waters:

(1)           Old Settler's Beach:  those waters of Onslow County contained within the canals located in the Old Settler's Beach subdivision extended from the Pender County line northwardly or northeasterly to the canal adjacent to or near the property of Topsail Island Developers, Inc., and more specifically those canals extending along the cul‑de‑sac lots from the Pender County line northwardly or northeasterly to the most northwardly of said canals above referred to, said canals extended from First Street to the canal lying northwardly or northeasterly of Ninth Street, to include those waters of the approach canal at Old Settler's Beach from marker number 53 in the Intracoastal Waterway south to Broadway Street;

(2)           New River:  those waters of New River, near Jacksonville, between a point 100 yards upstream, and 300 yards downstream, of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad trestle; and those waters of the New River between the Old Bridge Street and US 17 (Riverview Street) bridges and upstream from the US 17 bridge along the south shore to a point 50 yards beyond the Jacksonville Marina;

(3)           Wheeler's Point:  those waters in the creek from Wheeler's Point northerly to SR 1558 near the town of Sneads Ferry;

(4)           Swansboro Harbor: those waters of White Oak River and Swansboro Bay between the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the NC Highway 24 bridge, Swansboro.

(b)  Speed Limit.  No person shall operate any motorboat or vessel at greater than no‑wake speed within the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Onslow County is designated a suitable agency for placement and maintenance of the markers implementing this Rule, subject to the approval of the United States Coast Guard and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.


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

Eff. May 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1993; June 1, 1989; October 1, 1984; May 1, 1982.