Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - ROSCOMMON COUNTY

AUSABLE RIVER AND MUD LAKE, SOUTH BRANCH - R281.772.1 - Slow--no wake speed.

1. On the waters of the south branch of the AuSable river and Mud lake, sections 8, 9, and 16, town 23 north, range 1 west, Richfield township, Roscommon county, from the dam on section 8, upstream to Lake St. Helen, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

HOUGHTON LAKE, ARTIFICIAL CANAL CONNECTED TO - R281.772.2 - Slow--no wake speed.

2. On the waters of that artificial canal, connected to Houghton lake, in the southwest 1/4 of section 10, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

HOUGHTON LAKE, ARTIFICIAL CANALS CONNECTED TO - R281.772.3 - Slow--no wake speed.

3. On the waters of the artificial canals, connected to Houghton lake, in section 23, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

HOUGHTON LAKE, ARTIFICIAL CANALS CONNECTED TO - R281.772.4 - Slow--no wake speed.

4. On the waters of the artificial canals, connected to Houghton lake, in section 21, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

HOUGHTON LAKE, ARTIFICIAL CANALS CONNECTED TO - R281.772.5 - Slow--no wake speed.

5. On the waters of the artificial canals, connected to Houghton lake, in section 34, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

HOUGHTON LAKE, CANALS AND CHANNELS - R 281.772.9 - Slow--no wake speed.

9. On the waters of the canals and channels connected to Houghton lake in sections 2, 9, 10, and 15, T22N, R3W, Denton township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. September 30, 1976

HOUGHTON LAKE, CANALS AND CHANNELS - WC-72-92-001 - Slow--no wake speed.

On the waters of the canals and channels connected to Houghton lake in sections 19, 20, 28, 33, T23N, R3W, Markey township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

The boundaries of the lines 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. December 7, 1992

LAKE JAMES, WC-72-15-001 - Slow--no wake speed.

On the waters of Lake James, located in Denton Township, T22N R3W, Section 13, 14, & 24 of Roscommon County, and all canals and channels that lead into the main portion of Lake James, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

Slow--no wake speed means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the vessel would be minimal.

The boundaries of the area described above shall be marked with signs and/or with buoys and maintained by the Township.  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 10, 2015

LAKE JAMES - WC-72-15-002- Slow--no wake speed.

On the waters of Lake James, located in Backus Township, T22N R2W, Section 19 of Roscommon County, State of Michigan, beginning at Roscommon Road and ending at the entrance to Shadow Lake (44.28809, -84.60822), it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow-no wake speed.

Slow-no wake speed means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the vessel would be minimal.

The boundaries of the area described above shall be marked with signs and/or with buoys and maintained by the Township.  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. April 27, 2016

LAKE ST. HELEN, CANALS AND CHANNELS - R281.772.8 - Slow--no wake speed.

8. On the waters of the canals and channels connected to Lake St. Helen, in section 30, T23N, R1W, Richfield township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. March 18, 1976

MUSKEGON RIVER - R281.772.6 - Slow--no wake speed zone.

6. On the waters of the Muskegon river, section 10, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county , it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974

MUSKEGON RIVER, ARTIFICIAL CANALS CONNECTED TO - R281.772.7 - Slow--no wake speed.

7. On the waters of the artificial canals connected to the Muskegon river, section 10, town 23 north, range 4 west, Lake township, Roscommon county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 17, 1974