Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - MACOMB COUNTY

BLACK CREEK - R281.750.3 - Rescinded: November 3, 1970.

Publisher's Note: This watercraft control was for Black Creek, Harrison township, Macomb county.

BLACK CREEK AND CHANNELS AND CANALS IN HARRISON TOWNSHIP - R281.750.10 - Speed restriction.

10. On the waters of Black creek and the natural and artificial channels and canals in Harrison township, Macomb county, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed, which means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motorboat would be minimal.

History: Eff. November 3, 1970

CLINTON RIVER - R281.750.2 - Rescinded: November 3, 1970.

Publisher's Note: This watercraft control was for Clinton River, Harrison township, Macomb county.

CLINTON RIVER - R281.750.9 - Speed restriction.

9. On the waters of Lake St. Clair and the Clinton river, Harrison township, Macomb county, state of Michigan, westward from the easterly ends of the Clinton river breakwater, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed, which means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motorboat would be minimal.

History: Eff. November 3, 1970

CLINTON RIVER - WC-50-95-001 - Slow--no wake speed.

On the waters of the Clinton river, all within the corporate limits of the city of Mt. Clemens, Macomb county, state of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

The boundaries of the area described immediately above shall be marked with signs and with buoys. All buoys must be placed as provided in a permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources and be in conformance with the State Uniform Waterway Marking System.

History: Eff. September 14, 1995

LAKE ST. CLAIR, CERTAIN CREEKS, CHANNELS, AND CANALS - R281.750.4 - Slow--no wake speed.

4. On the waters of Crepeau (also known as Frog) creek, Marsac creek, and all natural and artificial channels and canals in the city of New Baltimore, county of Macomb, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. May 15, 1967

LAKE ST. CLAIR - R281.750.5 - Certain channel.

5. On the waters of that portion of Lake St. Clair, city of New Baltimore, county of Macomb, state of Michigan, in a channel which extends 500 feet southerly from a harbor entrance at 42040'21" north latitude and 82044'17"west longitude, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed. (See R281.774.1 and R281.774.2 for regulation covering the part of this lake lying in St. Clair county.)

History: Eff. May 15, 1967

LAKE ST. CLAIR AND CHANNELS - R281.750.6 - Slow--no wake speed.

6. On those waters of Lake St. Clair and natural and artificial canals connecting thereto, city of St. Clair Shores, county of Macomb, state of Michigan, west of a line from a point beginning at the city line between St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe Shores at the water's edge, thence 070º true 1,300 feet, thence 340º true 6,500 feet, thence 000º true 7,500 feet more or less to a point due east of the foot of 11 Mile road, thence 270º true 1,300 feet more or less to shoreline of Lake St. Clair at the foot of said 11 Mile road being latitude 42º29.8'N, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. May 15, 1968

MAPLEHILL/ELM LANE CANAL - WC-50-86-001 - Mooring restriction.

On the waters of the Maplehill/Elm Lane canal, Harrison township, Macomb county, a vessel shall not moor in a manner which restricts channel width to less than 12 feet.

History: Eff. June 3, 1986

SALT RIVER, VASE CREEK, AND CERTAIN CHANNELS AND CANALS IN CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP - R281.750.7 - Slow--no wake speed.

7. On the waters of the Salt river, Vase creek and all channels and canals on private claims 146, 147, 192, 193, and 342, sections 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, and 29, town 3 north, range 14 east, township of Chesterfield, county of Macomb, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed, which means a speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motorboat would be minimal.

History: Eff. November 6, 1970

SOUTH CHANNEL - R281.750.8 - Moorage restriction.

8. On the waters of South channel, between lots 233 and 234, Anchor Bay Shores subdivision, private claims 146 and 147, town 3 north, range 14 east, township of Chesterfield, county of Macomb, state of Michigan, no vessel shall be moored, docked, or anchored or shall in any other manner obstruct or restrict the passage of other vessels, for a distance of 350 feet inland from Lake St. Clair.

History: Eff. November 6, 1970

STONEY CREEK LAKE - R281.750.1 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

1. On the waters of Stoney Creek lake, township of Washington, county of Macomb, state of Michigan:

(a) Rubber rafts and all floating devices, other than vessels, shall not be used except in swimming areas or special areas designated for their use.

(b) No operator of any vessel shall operate such vessel within areas prohibited to boating.

(c) No operator of any motorboat shall operate such motorboat at a rate of speed greater than 10 statute miles per hour, except an authorized patrol boat or emergency rescue craft.

(d) No operator of any motorboat shall have in tow, or shall otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

(See R281.763.2 for regulation covering the part of this lake in Oakland county.)

History: Eff. February 14, 1966