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58 Pa. Code § 111.25. Erie County.

§ 111.25. Erie County.

 (a)  Lake Erie and Presque Isle Bay.

   (1)  Boats are limited to slow, no wake speed in the following areas:

     (i)   Through the Erie Harbor Entrance between the North Pierhead Light (fog horn) and Inter Range Tower.

     (ii)   In the area adjacent to the Erie Public Dock, extending from the Erie Sand and Gravel Company on the west to the Continental Grain Company piers on the east. The restricted area will include the Canal Basin and extend northward to the harbor line.

     (iii)   Within the boundaries of Presque Isle State Park, including the waters of Marina and Misery Bays and the waters along the bay and lake shore for a distance of 500 feet from the shore.

   (2)  Waterskiing, other than for the purpose of take off or approach, is prohibited within 500 feet of the shoreline of Presque Isle peninsula.

   (3)  The anchoring of watercraft in the entrance channel to Horseshoe Pond, Fox Pond, Marina Bay, the Lagoons or the bridge at Misery Bay in a manner that interferes with the public use of these areas or in a manner which creates a hazard to other watercraft is prohibited.

   (4)  The mooring of boats to any dock, wharf, pier, ship or boat launching facility in a manner that interferes with public use or creates a hazard to other watercraft is prohibited.

   (5)  Boats are prohibited within 100 feet of designated swimming beaches at Presque Isle State Park.

   (6)  The internal lagoons from Marina Drive Bridge at the west end of the Long Pond through the northern entrance of Graveyard Pond shall be limited to electric motors only.

 (b)  Lake Leboeuf. It is unlawful to operate a boat in excess of slow, no wake speed.

 (c)  Lake Pleasant. The operation of boats powered by motors is prohibited.


   The provisions of this §  111.25 amended under 30 Pa.C.S. §  5124.


   The provisions of this §  111.25 adopted June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795; amended April 19, 1996, effective April 20, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 1822; amended November 24, 2004, effective January 1, 2005, 34 Pa.B. 6332. Immediately preceding text appears on pages (287847) to (287848).

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