Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - NEWAYGO COUNTY

BAPTIST LAKE - WC-62-99-001 - No High-Speed Boating

On the waters of Baptist Lake, section 23, town 11 north, range 11 west, Ensley township, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to operate a vessel at high speed.

The hours for "No high speed" operation shall be 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. the following day, the hours shall be 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 a.m. the following day when and where daylight savings time is in effect. (R281.700.3)

"High Speed Boating" is defined as a speed at which a boat reaches a planing condition.

History: Eff. September 15, 1999

BILLS LAKE, SAND LAKE, BAPTIST LAKE, AND BROOKINGS LAKE - R281.762.1 -

Hours for water skiing.

1. On the waters of Bills lake, Sand lake, Baptist lake, and Brookings lake, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, 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 during the period from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day.

History: Eff. August 14, 1965

BILLS LAKE - WC-62-91-001 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

On the waters of Bills lake, sections 29, 30, 31, and 32, T12N, R11W, Croton township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. July 5, 1991

BITELY LAKE - R281.762.18 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

18. On the waters of Bitely lake, sections 28, 33, and 34, T16N, R13W, Lilley township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. September 20, 1979

BROOKS LAKE, BAY IN GOVERNMENT LOT 3 OF SECTION 28 OF BROOKS TWP. - R281.762.4 - Speed restriction

4. On the waters of that bay of Brooks lake which is entirely in government lot 3 of section 28, Brooks township, county of Newaygo, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. May 15, 1968

BROOKS LAKE, PORTION IN SECTION 29 OF BROOKS TWP. - R281.762.5 -

High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

5. On the waters of Brooks lake which are in section 29 of Brooks township, county of Newaygo, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. May 15, 1968

BROOKS LAKE, PORTION OF - R281.762.6 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

6. On the waters of that bay of Brooks lake which is partially in government lot 1 of section 28, Brooks township, county of Newaygo, state of Michigan, which lie north of a line drawn due east to the opposite shore of said bay from a permanent metal monument near the west shore of said bay, said monument being 93.33 feet south of the common line between lots 12 and 13 of Joan park, a subdivision of government lot 1, section 28, Brooks township, a plat recorded in Newaygo county liber 4 of plats, page 30, no operator of any motorboat shall:

(a) Operator such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. May 15, 1968

CHANNEL BETWEEN SYLVAN AND EMERALD LAKES - R281.762.3 - Slow--no wake speed.

3. On the waters of the channel connecting Sylvan lake to Emerald lake, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. August 14, 1965

DIAMOND, PICKEREL, AND KIMBALL LAKES - R281.762.2 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

2. On the waters of Diamond lake, Pickerel lake, and Kimball lake, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall during the period from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or shall otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. August 14, 1965

EAST LAKE - R281.762.15- High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

15. On the waters of East lake, section 10, town 15 north, range 13 west, Merrill township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. March 14, 1975

EAST LAKE CHANNEL - R281.762.16 - Slow--no wake speed.

16. On the waters of the channel from East lake to Woodland lake, section 10, town 15 north, range 13 west, Merrill township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. March 14, 1975

EMERALD AND SYLVAN LAKES - WC-62-87-002 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

On the waters of Emerald and Sylvan lakes, sections 5 and 6, T12N, R12W, Brooks township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. November 30, 1987

KNOWLES LAKE - R281.762.10 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

10. On the waters of Knowles lake, section 19, town 13 north, range 14 west, Dayton township, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. January 14, 1971

LILLEY LAKE - R281.762.12 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

12. On the waters of Lilley lake, sections 11 and 12, town 16 north, range 13 west, Lilley township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. January 23, 1973

MARTIN LAKE - R281.762.9 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

9. On the waters of Martin lake, section 19, town 13 north, range 14 west, Dayton township, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. January 14, 1971

MAWBY LAKE - WC-62-97-001 - Slow-no wake speed.

On the waters of Mawby Lake, section 28, town 16 north, range 13 west, Lilley township, Newaygo 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. July 28, 1997

MILL LAKE - R281.762.20 - Operation of vessel powered by motor.

20. On the waters of Mill lake, section 27, T16N, R13W, Lilley township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful to operate a vessel powered by a motor except an electric motor.

History: Eff. September 20, 1979

MUSKEGON RIVER - WC-62-98-001 - No high-speed boating.

On the waters of the Muskegon River all within sections 5 and 6, town 11 north, range 13 west, Ashland township, Newaygo county, state of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to operate a vessel at high speed.

"High Speed Boating" is defined as a speed at which a boat reaches a planing condition.

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. February 23, 1998

MUSKEGON RIVER - WC-62-98-002 - Slow-no wake speed.

On the waters of the (Little) Muskegon River, from its mouth at Croton Pond, ½ mile upstream to the Ed Cisler property all within section 16, town 12 north, range 11 west, Croton township, Newaygo 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: March 12, 1998

NICHOLS LAKE - R281.762.11 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

11. On the waters of Nichols lake, sections 31 and 32, town 16 north, range 13 west, Lilley township, and sections 5 and 6, town 15 north, range 13 west, Merrill township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. June 22, 1972

PETTIBONE LAKE - R281.762.19 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

19. On the waters of Pettibone lake, sections 13 and 24, T16N, R13W, Lilley township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. September 20, 1979

ROBINSON LAKE - R281.762.7 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

7. On the waters of Robinson lake, township of Sherman, county of Newaygo, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat, during the period from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day, shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. February 14, 1969

RYERSON LAKE - R281.762.8 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

8. On the waters of Ryerson lake, sections 27, 28, 33, and 34, town 13 north, range 13 west, township of Sherman, county of Newaygo, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat, during the period from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day, shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a boat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or similar contrivance.

History: Eff. May 18, 1970

SISSON LAKE - R281.762.13 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

13. On the waters of Sisson lake, section 11, town 16 north, range 13 west, Lilley township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. January 23, 1972

SYLVAN LAKE - WC-62-87-001 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

On the waters of Sylvan lake, section 31 and 32, T13N, R12W, Everett township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. August 21, 1987

WOODLAND LAKE, CERTAIN BAYS - R281.762.14 - Slow--no wake speed.

14. On the bays of Woodland lake, sections 9 and 10, town 15 north, range 13 west, Merrill township, Newaygo county, hereinafter described, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed west of a line beginning where the west line of lot 1, block 234, Woodland Park subdivision, as extended, intersects the water's edge and thence to where the west line of lot 2, block 16, Woodland Park subdivision, intersects the water's edge.

History: Eff. March 14, 1975

WOODLAND LAKE - R281.762.17 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

17. On the bays of Woodland lake, sections 9 and 10, town 15 north, range 13 west, Merrill township, Newaygo county, it is unlawful between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. March 14, 1975