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

(1)           Perquimans River:

(A)          The canals of Holiday Island subdivision; and

(B)          Town of Hertford: that part of the Perquimans River beginning 75 yards northeast of the Perquimans River Bridge (Hertford S-shaped Bridge) parallel to the bridge, shore to shore, and ending approximately 550 yards southwest, at a line from a point on the north shore 36.19300 N, 76.46962 W to a point on the south shore 36.19150 N, 76.47099 W.

(2)           Yeopim River:

(A)          The canal entrance between Navaho Trail and Cherokee Trail;

(B)          The canal entrance between Cherokee Trail and Ashe Street;

(C)          The boat ramp at Ashe and Pine Street;

(D)          The canal entrance between Pine Street and Linden Street;

(E)           The canal entrance and boat ramp between Willow Street and Evergreen Drive;

(F)           The canal entrance between Sago Street and Alder Street;

(G)          The swimming area at the Snug Harbor Park and Beach; and

(H)          Bethel Creek north of a line from a point on the west shore at 36.09552N, 76.47958W to a point on the east shore at 36.095517N, 76.47735W to a line from a point on the west shore at 36.10532N, 76.48080W to a point on the east shore at 36.10516N, 76.48047W.

(3)           Yeopim Creek:

(A)          The canal entrance between Mohave Trail and Iowa Trail;

(B)          The canal entrance between Iowa Trail and Shawnee Trail;

(C)          The area within 75 yards of the Albemarle Plantation Marina Piers;

(D)          The area of Beaver Cove as delineated by appropriate markers; and

(E)           The waters of Yeopim Creek adjacent to Heritage Shores North, shore to shore, east of a line from a point on the north shore at 36.11356 N, 76.43138 W to a point on the south shore at 36.11288 N, 76.43173 W, to a line northwest from a point on the east shore at 36.11219 N, 76.42445 W to a point on the west shore at 36.11178 N, 76.42596 W.

(4)           Little River: The entrance to the cove known as "Muddy Gut Canal," which extends from the waters known as "Deep Creek."

(b)  Speed Limit. No person shall operate any motorboat or vessel at greater than no-wake speed within the regulated area described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  Placement of Markers. The Board of Commissioners of Perquimans County is designated a suitable agency for placement of markers implementing this Rule, subject to the approval of the United States Coast Guard and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.


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

Eff. November 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1992;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1997;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998;

Temporary Amendment Eff. February 4, 2000;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; September 1, 2013; May 1, 2006; June 1, 2005; July 1, 2000;

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

Amended Eff. June 1, 2017.