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58 Pa. Code § 111.58. Susquehanna County.

§ 111.58. Susquehanna County.

 (a)  Cotrell Lake. The operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is prohibited.

 (b)  East Lake. The operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is prohibited.

 (c)  Lakeside Pond. The use of motors in excess of 10 horsepower is prohibited.

 (d)  Laurel Lake.

   (1)  Internal combustion motors prohibited. Internal combustion motors are prohibited except as otherwise provided in this subsection.

   (2)  Operation of boats powered by motors of up to 60 horsepower. Resident property owners at Laurel Lake are permitted to operate boats powered by motors of up to 60 horsepower. It is unlawful for a person, other than a resident property owner or a member of the property owner’s immediate family, to operate a boat powered by an internal combustion motor on Laurel Lake. It is unlawful for a person, including a resident property owner and members of the immediate family, to operate a boat powered by a motor rated in excess of 60 horsepower.

   (3)  Restrictions on operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors. Operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is subject to the following restrictions:

     (i)   Ski devices. A boat may not tow more than one water ski device.

     (ii)   Upper Lake. Boat speed is limited to slow, no wake speed except that, during the period from noon until 6 p.m., no more than two boats powered by internal combustion motors may, at any one time, operate at speeds greater than slow, no wake speed in the marked boat operating zone. Boats operating in the marked zone shall circle in a counter-clockwise direction and shall be subject to the restrictions in this subsection and the code and this subpart. It is unlawful to water ski or to operate a boat at greater than slow, no wake speed at any location on the upper lake from 6 p.m. until noon of the following day.

     (iii)   Lower Lake. It is unlawful to water ski or to operate a boat at greater than slow, no wake speed at any time at any location on the lower lake.

     (iv)   Personal watercraft. The operation of personal watercraft is prohibited.

   (4)  Restrictions on competing uses of marked boat operating zone. Boats powered by internal combustion motors operating at authorized speeds greater than slow, no wake speed in the marked boat operating zone shall have priority during the time periods when the operation is authorized under paragraph (3)(ii). It is unlawful to operate or stop a boat in the marked boat operating zone in a manner that interferes with authorized operation of internal combustion powered motorboats in the zone.

 (e)  Little Elk Lake. The operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is prohibited.

 (f)  Quaker Lake. The use of motors in excess of 7.5 horsepower is prohibited.

 (g)  Tripp Lake. The operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is prohibited.

 (h)  Upper Lake, New Milford Township. It is unlawful to operate a boat powered by a motor.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  111.58 amended under the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. § §  322 and 5124.

Source

   The provisions of this §  111.58 adopted June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795; amended November 22, 1996, effective January 1, 1997, 26 Pa.B. 5711; amended April 18, 1997, effective April 19, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 1934; amended November 24, 2004, effective January 1, 2005, 34 Pa.B. 6332; amended November 23, 2005, effective January 1, 2006, 35 Pa.B. 6435; amended November 20, 2015, effective January 1, 2016, 45 Pa.B. 6679. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (348999) to (349000).



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