1501:47-5-03 Use of outboard motors and power boats on wildlife areas.

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(A) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit the operation of a powercraft, other than a powercraft propelled by an electric motor, on the following water areas under the management authority of the division of wildlife .

Aquilla lake wildlife area

Geauga county

Barnesville reservoir #2

Belmont county

Barnesville reservoir #3

Belmont county

Barnesville reservoir #4

Belmont county

Belmont lake

Belmont county

Big Island wildlife area

Marion county

Circleville canal

Pickaway county

Cooper hollow wildlife area

Jackson county

Crooksville Reservoir

Perry county

Darke wildlife area

Darke county

Deer creek lake

Stark county

Deer creek wildlife area

Pickaway, Madison and Fayette counties

Delaware wildlife area

Delaware, Morrow and Marion countries

Fallsville wildlife area

Highland county

Grand river wildlife area

Trumbull county

Hammertown lake wildlife area (Jackson city reservoir)

Jackson county

Hebron canal

Licking and Fairfield counties

Indian creek wildlife area

Brown county

Ismond pond

Columbiana county

Lake Vesuvius

Lawrence county

Miller blue hole

Sandusky county

New Lexington city reservoir

Perry county

New Lyme wildlife area

Ashtabula county

Oak Hill reservoir

Jackson county

Oberlin reservoir

Lorain county

Oldaker pond wildlife area

Highland county

Orwell pond wildlife area

Ashtabula county

Ottoville quarry wildlife area

Putnam county

Pleasant valley wildlife area

Ross county

Ross lake wildlife area

Ross county

Ruff pond wildlife area

Columbiana county

Shreve lake wildlife area

Wayne county

Spencer lake wildlife area

Medina county

Spring valley wildlife area

Warren county

Timbre Ridge lake

Lawrence county

Tranquility wildlife area

Adams county

Trimble wildlife area

Athens county

Tycoon lake wildlife area

Gallia county

Walhonding canal

Coshocton county

Waterloo wildlife area

Athens county

Waterloo lake

Jackson and pike counties

Wellington reservoir

Lorain county

Wolf creek wildlife area

Morgan county

Woodbury wildlife area

Coshocton county

(B) On the following water areas, the presence of any portable or external liquid fuel container or any outboard motor, other than an electric motor, is prohibited. No person shall operate (start/run) or permit the operation of any watercraft propelled by an inboard or outboard motor other than an electric motor:

East Branch reservoir

Geauga county

LaDue reservoir

Geauga county

Mogadore reservoir

Portage county

(C) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated a powercraft propelled by a motor, or combination of motors, with a horsepower rating in excess of ten horsepower on the waters of the following areas:

Aldrich pond wildlife area

Sandusky county

Clark lake

Clark county

Clouse lake

Perry county

Fox lake

Athens county

Fulton ponds wildlife area

Fulton county

Grant lake

Brown county

Greenfield lake wildlife area

Fairfield county

Highlandtown lake wildlife area

Columbiana county

Jackson lake

Jackson county

Killdeer Plains wildlife area

Wyandot county

Kokosing lake

Knox county

Jockey Hollow wildlife area

Harrison county

Monroe lake

Monroe county

Resthaven wildlife area

Erie and Sandusky counties

Rockmill wildlife area

Fairfield county

Rush creek reservoir

Fairfield and Perry counties

Rush Run lake

Preble county

Veto lake

Washington county

Wayne H. Carr lake

Paulding county

Wingfoot lake

Portage county

Zepernick lake wildlife area

Columbiana county

Lakes on Oxbow lake wildlife area except Oxbow lake

Defiance county

Lakes on La Su An wildlife area except Lake La Su An

Williams county

(D) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated a powercraft propelled by a motor, or combination of motors, exceeding a horsepower rating of ten horsepower, unless any such powercraft equipped with motors in excess of ten horsepower are operated at idle speed or at a speed that does not create a wake on the following water areas:

Knox lake

Knox county

Lake La Su An

Williams county

Oxbow lake

Defiance county

Rupert lake

Vinton county

(E) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated an electric motor exceeding four horsepower to propel a vessel on or within any water area under the management authority of the division of wildlife.

(F) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated a motor, or combination of motors, exceeding a horsepower rating in excess of ten horsepower on any body of water on the American electric power recreation area.

(G) Nothing in this rule shall prohibit vessels with higher horsepower motors from being present on these waters provided they comply with paragraphs (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) of this rule.

(H) No person shall operate (start/run), use, or permit to be operated or used, any watercraft on Barnesville reservoir no. 1.

Effective: 08/08/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/28/2014 and 08/08/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1547.52 , 1547.61
Rule Amplifies: 1547.52 , 1547.61
Prior Effective Dates: 10/30/77, 8/16/84, 10/10/90, 8/18/91, 9/1/99, 11/19/00, 5/17/01, 10/30/03, 7/1/08