(a)  Regulated Area.  This Rule applies to those waters of Lake Hickory set out in this Rule which are located in Alexander County.

(1)           the waters beginning 50 yards from the southeast end of the Rink Dam Marina and ending at Rink Dam;

(2)           the waters within 50 yards of the Taylorsville Beach Marina;

(3)           the waters within 50 yards of the R&N Marina; and

(4)           the waters within 50 yards of the Lakeside Marina.

(b)  Speed Limit.  No person shall operate any motorboat or vessel at greater than no-wake speed within 50 yards of any public boat launching ramp or while on the waters of any regulated areas designated in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Alexander 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.


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

Eff. March 25, 1979;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1995; February 1, 1987;

Temporary Amendment Eff. April 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2010; July 1, 2000;

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