15A NCAC 10F .0338       CALDWELL COUNTY

(a)  Regulated Areas.  This Rule applies only to the following waters which lie within the boundaries of Caldwell County:

(1)           Catawba River,

(2)           Lake Rhodhiss,

(3)           Little Gunpowder Lake.

(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 established with the approval of the Executive Director, or his representative, on the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(d)  Restricted Swimming Areas.  No person operating or responsible for the operation of a vessel shall permit it to enter any marked public swimming area established with the approval of the Executive Director, or his representative, on the regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(e)  Placement and Maintenance of Markers.  The Board of Commissioners of Caldwell 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 regulated areas described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, all of the supplementary standards listed in Rule .0301(g) of this Section shall apply.

 

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.