15A NCAC 10F .0324       DAVIDSON COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Areas.  This Rule applies only to those portions of High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Lake, and Badin Lake which lie within the boundaries of Davidson County.

(b)  Speed Limit.  No person shall operate a vessel at greater than no-wake speed:

(1)           within 50 yards of any marked public boat launching ramp, bridge, dock, marina, boat storage structure, boat service area or pier while on the waters of High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Lake, and Badin Lake in Davidson County.

(2)           within 50 yards on either side of the buoy located between lots 19 and 39 Silver Hill Township in the middle of Hi-Roc Shores Cove on High Rock Lake.

(3)           within the waters of Flat Swamp Creek on High Rock Lake beginning 50 yards north of the docks at Camp Walter Johnson and extending 100 yards south of the docks as delineated by appropriate markers.

(c)  Speed Limit in Mooring Areas.  No person shall operate a vessel at greater than no-wake speed while within a marked mooring area established with the approval of the Executive Director, or his representative, on the waters of High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Lake, and Badin Lake in Davidson County.

(d)  Speed Limit at Mouth of Cove.  No person shall operate a vessel at greater than no-wake speed while within 50 yards on either side of the mouth of Beaver Dam Creek Cove located on Badin Lake or in Abbotts Creek Cove of High Rock Lake as delineated by appropriate markers.

(e)  Restricted Swimming Areas.  No person operating or responsible for the operation of a vessel shall permit it to enter any marked public swimming area on the waters of High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Lake, and Badin Lake in Davidson County.

(f)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Davidson 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, if applicable.  With regard to marking the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, all of the supplementary standards listed in Rule .0301(g) of this Section apply.

 

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

Eff. July 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2012; May 1, 2004; December 1, 1995; December 1, 1991; August 1, 1991; September 1, 1982;

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