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Rule 1501:47-1-13 | Obstructing a waterway, securing of docked and anchored vessels.


(A) No person shall anchor, moor, tie-up, or raft off to any other vessel, dock, launch ramp, or structure on the waters in this state in such a manner that the vessel blocks, impedes, or restricts other vessels in their normal and reasonable use or navigation.

(B) No person shall leave any vessel anchored, or in any dock space, or tie-up space, on the waters in this state without first properly fastening and securing the vessel in such a manner as to avoid fouling or collision with any other vessel, or from drifting free.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1546.04
Amplifies: 1546.02, 1547.61
Five Year Review Date: 1/26/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 10/10/1990