15A NCAC 10F .0338       CALDWELL COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Areas. This Rule shall apply to the following waters in Caldwell County:

(1)           Catawba River;

(2)           Lake Rhodhiss;

(3)           Little Gunpowder Lake; and

(4)           Lake Hickory in the City of Hickory.

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

(c)  Speed Limit in Mooring Areas. No person shall operate a vessel at greater than no‑wake speed while within a marked mooring area on the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(d)  Specific Speed Zones. Lake Hickory within the boundaries of the City of Hickory. No person shall operate a vessel at greater than no-wake speed within 30 yards of the docks at the Lake Hickory Marina and Boat Rentals on Limbaugh Lane.

(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 regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(f)  Placement of Markers. The Board of Commissioners of Caldwell County and the City of Hickory shall be the designated agencies for placement of the markers implementing this Rule, subject to the approval of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

 

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

Eff. August 23, 1981;

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

Amended Eff. July 1, 2018.