15A NCAC 10F .0325       CHOWAN COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Areas.  This Rule applies to the following waters in Chowan County:

(1)           the waters contained within the entrance canals and docking areas of Edenton Marina and Pembroke Marina;

(2)           the waters within 50 yards of the W. Queen Street bridge on SR 1204 crossing Pembroke Creek in Edenton;

(3)           the boat basin and all canals located within Cape Colony Subdivision in Edenton; and

(4)           the swimming area located in Albemarle Sound adjacent to the Cape Colony Subdivision Recreation Area.

(b)  Speed Limit.  No person shall operate any motorboat or vessel at greater than no-wake speed within the regulated areas described in Subparagraphs (1), (2) and (3) of Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Swimming Area.  No person operating or responsible for the operation of any vessel, surfboard or water skis shall permit the same to enter the swimming area described in Subparagraph (4) of Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(d)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Chowan 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.  With regard to marking the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, the supplementary standards listed in Subparagraphs (1) through (8) of Rule .0301 (g) of this Section shall apply.


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

Eff. May 1, 1977;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2013; June 1, 1983;

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