Under authority of section 1531.06 of the Revised Code and after compliance with Chapter 1547. of the Revised Code, the chief of the division of wildlife orders that:
(A) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated a motor, other than an electric motor, to propel a vessel and except as provided in paragraphs (B) and (C) of this rule, on water areas on the following state-owned or on controlled areas, or on water areas managed under agreement by the wildlife division.
|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|
|Delaware wildlife area||Delaware, Morrow, and Marion counties|
|Deer creek lake||Stark county|
|Deer creek wildlife area||Pickaway, Madison and Fayette counties|
|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|
|Highlandtown lake wildlife area||Columbiana county|
|Indian creek wildlife area||Brown county|
|Ismond pond||Columbiana county|
|Lake Vesuvius||Lawrence county|
|Miller Blue hole||Sandusky county|
|New Lexington City reservior||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|
|Paulding ponds wildlife area||Paulding 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|
|Tranquility wildlife area||Adams county|
|Trimble wildlife area||Athens county|
|Tycoon lake wildlife area||Gallia county|
|Walhonding canal||Coshocton county|
|Waterloo lake||Jackson and Pike counties|
|Waterloo wildlife area||Athens county|
|Wellington reservoir||Lorain county|
|Wolf creek wildlife area||Morgan county|
|Woodbury wildlife area||Coshocton county|
(B) 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 Greenfield lake wildlife area in Fairfield county, Jackson lake in Jackson county, Kokosing lake in Knox county, Rush creek reservoir in Fairfield and Perry counties, Veto lake in Washington county, lakes on La Su An wildlife area except Lake La Su An, Resthaven wildlife area, Rockmill lake wildlife area in Fairfield county, Killdeer Plains wildlife area, lakes on Oxbow lake wildlife area except Oxbow Lake, Fulton ponds wildlife area, Aldrich pond wildlife area, Clouse lake in Perry county, Fox lake in Athens county, Monroe lake in Monroe county, Clark lake in Clark county, Grant lake in Brown county, Rush Run lake in Preble county, Jockey Hollow wildlife area ponds in Harrison county, Zepernick lake wildlife area in Columbiana county Wayne R. Carr lake in Paulding county and Wingfoot lake in Portage county.
(C) No person shall operate (start/run) or permit to be operated a motor, or combination of motors, exceeding a horsepower rating of ten horsepower on Knox lake in Knox county, Rupert Lake in Vinton county, Lake La Su An, and Oxbow Lake unless motors in excess of ten horsepower are operated at idle speed and do not create a wake.
(D) 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 owned or controlled by the division of wildlife.
(E) 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.
(F) 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) and (E) of this rule.
(G) No person shall operate (start/run), use, or permit to be operated or used, a boat on Barnesville reservoir no. 1.
(H) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/04/2011 and 04/22/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.06
Rule Amplifies: 1531.06
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/73, 8/25/75, 8/16/78, 1/25/82, 6/1/82, 5/31/84, 4/20/87, 3/1/91, 1/15/94, 11/1/97, 3/1/00, 1/1/01, 7/22/01, 7/19/02, 6/4/03, 03/01/04, 7/1/2008, 7/1/2010