1501:41-2-08 Seasonal dock fees.

(A) Persons who have a private structure built on state lands or in state waters or extending on or over the waters of the division shall pay an annual permit fee. The fee shall be based on the total number of structures or the total number of watercraft to be moored at the structures, whichever is the larger number. : For the purposes of this paragraph a structure is defined as a dock, platform, covered dock, boathouse, tie up or other structure on state lands or over, in or on the waters of the division privately built and maintained by the applicant. Structures do not include breakwaters. Exempt from the fees in this paragraph are structures at lake Milton and Pymatuning:

Fee per season or any fraction thereof:


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(B) Persons who have a private structure on private land that is adjacent to state waters and which extends over, into or on the waters of the division or is used to moore a watercraft on state waters shall pay an annual permit fee. The fee shall be based on the total number of structures or the total number of watercraft to be moored at the structures, whichever is the larger number. For the purposes of this paragraph a private structure is defined as a tie-up, dock, boat house, covered dock or structure that is used by the applicant for the mooring of boats or other purposes. Private structures do not include breakwaters. Exempt from the fees in this paragraph are structures at lake Milton :

Fee per season or any fraction thereof:


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(C) State dock: For a dock space or other superaqueous structure owned and maintained by the division and used by the applicant for the mooring of private watercraft the fee per season or any portion thereof shall be:


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Effective January 1, 2011, the fee for state docks shall be:


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(D) State tie-ups: Where the division furnishes stakes or posts for the purpose of tying boats thereto in the zone area provided therefore by the division in lieu of dock structures the fee shall be as follows:


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(E) Private dock or structure at lake Milton state park: For a tie-up from private land or a dock or other structure which extends over or on the waters of lake Milton or for any new or newly renovated structure on lake Milton state park:

Fee:

Eighty-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each structure, dock or tie-up used for the mooring of watercraft. This fee includes the privilege of mooring one boat owned or leased by applicant to said dock, tie-up or structure. If more than one boat owned or leased by applicant is moored, the applicant shall pay a fee of eighty-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each additional boat except for personal watercraft. If the dock is designed and designated for more than two watercraft then the fee shall be five hundred five dollars per slip excluding slips for personal watercraft. For personal watercraft the fee shall be forty dollars per season for each additional personal watercraft. With the park manager's approval persons who own a private dock at lake Milton may permit watercraft not owned or leased by the dock owner to seasonally moore at the private dock for a fee of two hundred sixty-five dollars per watercraft per year. For decks or other structures privately built and maintained at lake Milton but not used for the mooring of watercraft, the fee shall be one dollar per square foot.

Fee effective January 1, 2011:

Ninety dollars per season or any portion thereof for each structure, dock or tie-up used for the mooring of watercraft. This fee includes the privilege of mooring one boat owned or leased by applicant to said dock, tie-up or structure. If more than one boat owned or leased by applicant is moored, the applicant shall pay a fee of ninety dollars per season or any portion thereof for each additional boat except for personal watercraft. If the dock is designed and designated for more than two watercraft then the fee shall be five hundred thirty dollars per slip excluding slips for personal watercraft. For personal watercraft the fee shall be forty-two dollars per season for each additional personal watercraft. With the park manager's approval persons who own a private dock at lake Milton may permit watercraft not owned or leased by the dock owner to seasonally moore at the private dock for a fee of two hundred eighty dollars per watercraft per year. For decks or other structures privately built and maintained at lake Milton but not used for the mooring of watercraft, the fee shall be one dollar per square foot.

(F) There may be designated area to be used for guest docks. The chief of the division or his authorized agent may issue a temporary license, valid for twenty-four hours or any portion thereof, to persons for the use of division-operated guest docks:

Fee:

(1) For South Bass Island Oak Point the fee per continuous docking of one boat shall be eleven dollars per boat between the hours of nine a.m. and six p.m. or any portion thereof and twenty-one dollars per boat between the hours of six p.m. and nine a.m. or any portion thereof.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee for continuous docking of one boat shall be twelve dollars per boat between the hours of nine a.m. and six p.m. or any portion thereof and twenty-two dollars per boat between the hours of six p.m. and nine a.m. or any portion thereof.

(2) For Shawnee marina the fee shall be thirty-two dollars for a boat in docks C or D, sixteen dollars for a boat in docks A or B and sixteen dollars for a jet ski.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee shall be thirty-three dollars for a boat in docks C or D, seventeen dollars for a boat in docks A or B and seventeen dollars for a jet ski.

(3) For Salt Fork state park the fee shall be sixteen dollars per boat per twenty-four hours.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee shall be seventeen dollars per boat per twenty-four hours.

(4) For Middle Bass Island state park the fee per continuous docking of one boat during the day only shall be fifteen dollars per boat at docks without electricity and twenty dollars per boat for docks with electricity. The nightly fee for overnight docking shall be one dollar and twenty-five cents per boat foot at docks without electricity and one dollar and forty-five cents per boat foot for docks with electricity or the fee shall be thirty dollars per boat per night whichever is the greater amount. The fee for a jet ski shall be five dollars per hour.

(5) For lake Milton and Mosquito lake state parks the fee shall be eleven dollars per boat per twenty-four hours. For Indian lake state park the fee shall be sixteen dollars per twenty-four hours.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee for lake Milton and Mosquito lake state parks shall be twelve dollars per boat per twenty-four hours and for Indian lake state park the fee shall be seventeen dollars per twenty-four hours.

(6) For state park guest docks except those identified in paragraph (F)(1), (F)(2), (F)(3), (F)(4) or (F)(5) of this rule the fee shall be seven dollars per boat per twenty-four hours.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee for state park guest docks except those identified in paragraphs (F)(1), (F)(2), (F)(3), (F)(4), or (F)(5) of this rule shall be eight dollars per boat per twenty-four hours.

(G) At Cleveland Lakefront E. 55 Street Marina, dock renters are issued two gate cards with the rental of a dock space. Replacement gate cards shall be ten dollars each. In addition each dock renter at E. 55th Street Marina shall receive two free parking passes. If lost replacement parking passes may be purchased for ten dollars each.

(H) At Cleveland Lakefront E. 55 Street Marina persons mooring watercraft at seasonal docks after October thirty-first shall pay five dollars per boat storage fee for each day the watercraft is moored at the dock after October thirty-first. This fee is in addition to the seasonal dock fees specified in paragraph (C) of this rule.

(I) The half-season fee for state-operated docks shall be fifty-five per cent of the fee listed in paragraph (C) of this rule. For the purpose of this rule, "half-season" is defined as the period from July fifteenth through November first, or any portion thereof.

(J) At Buckeye lake, Grand lake St. Marys, Guilford lake, Indian lake, lake Loramie, and Portage lakes annual private dock and tie up fees paid on or after May first will be ten dollars more or ten percent more, whichever is the greater amount, than the fees specified in paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule.

(K) At lake Milton state park, annual private dock fees paid after April tenth will be twenty-five dollars more than the fee specified in paragraph (E) of this rule.

(L) During the hunting season at parks designated by the chief, persons may rent and use vacant docks for the duration of the duck hunting season. The rental fee shall be fifty dollars per dock space except at lake Milton where the fee shall be forty dollars per dock space.

Effective January 1, 2011 the fee shall be fifty-five dollars per dock space except at lake Milton where the fee shall be forty-five dollars per dock space.

(M) At Cleveland Lakefront state park the chief may reduce the charges for electricity at East fifty-fifth street marina if the electricity used by the dock renter the previous year was less than the division charged.

(N) Private docks at Pymatuning state park: For a dock, platform, off shore mooring or other structure over or on the waters of the division privately built and maintained by the applicant:

Fee:

One hundred five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each off shore mooring and one hundred eighty-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each dock, platform, or other structure. This fee includes the privilege of mooring one boat to said off shore mooring, dock, platform or structure. If more than one boat is moored, the applicant shall pay a fee of one hundred five dollars per season for each additional boat moored to the off shore mooring and one hundred eighty-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each additional boat moored to the dock, platform or other structure.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee shall be one hundred ten dollars per season or any portion thereof for each off shore mooring and one hundred ninety-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each dock, platform, or other structure. This fee includes the privilege of mooring one boat to said off shore mooring, dock, platform or structure. If more than one boat is moored, the applicant shall pay a fee of one hundred ten dollars per season for each additional boat moored to the off shore mooring and one hundred ninety-five dollars per season or any portion thereof for each additional boat moored to the dock, platform, or other structure.

(O) Shawnee state park monthly rate: the monthly rate for dock spaces at Shawnee state park shall be:

Fee:

One hundred sixty-five dollars per space per month for dock spaces in docks A or B and two hundred fifteen dollars per space per month for dock spaces in docks C.

Effective January 1, 2011, the fee shall be one hundred seventy-five dollars per space per month for dock spaces in docks A or B and two hundred twenty-five dollars per space per month for dock spaces in docks C.

(P) Shawnee state park winter dock rate: for a dock space at Shawnee state park during the winter season the fee shall be thirteen dollars and fifty cents per boat foot.

Effective July 1, 2011, the winter season fee shall be fourteen dollars and twenty cents per boat foot.

(Q) At Buckeye lake state park political subdivisions of the state are exempt from paying the fees specified in paragraphs (A), (B) and (D) of this rule if the dock or tie up is used exclusively for free guest dockage with a four hour limit.

Effective: 06/11/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/25/2010 and 06/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/77, 5/15/78, 7/1/80, 3/16/81, 5/16/82, 8/2/83, 6/12/86, 3/18/88, 1/28/89, 4/10/90, 2/18/92, 3/1/93, 2/27/94, 3/1/95, 3/1/96, 3/1/97, 3/1/98, 10/1/98, 5/1/00, 7/1/01, 4/11/02, 10/1/03, 4/1/04, 3/1/05, 3/1/06, 11/7/2008