Spring Lake - Lake Board

OTTAWA AND MUSKEGON COUNTIES, MICHIGAN

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SPRING LAKE - R281.770.9 - Slow--no wake speed.
9. On the waters of Spring lake adjacent to the city of Ferrysburg, village of Spring Lake, Spring Lake township, Ottawa county, it is unlawful for:
(a) The operator of a vessel less than 26 feet in length to exceed a slow--no wake speed when within 200 feet of any shore, dock, or pierhead.
(b) The operator of a vessel 26 feet or more in length to exceed a slow--no wake speed.
(See R281.761.7 covering that portion of Spring lake which lies in Muskegon county.)
History: Eff. October 31, 1978


SPRING LAKE - R281.770.27 - Slow--no wake speed zone.
27. On that portion of the waters of Spring lake located within section 16, T8N, R16W, city of Ferrysburg, Ottawa county, and village of Spring Lake, Ottawa county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.
History: Eff. July 8, 1982


SPRING LAKE AND CONNECTED WATERS - R281.770.10 - Slow--no wake speed.
10. It is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed on the following described waters in the city of Ferrysburg, village of Spring Lake, Spring Lake township, Ottawa county:
(a) Smith bayou: On the waters of Smith bayou, sections 9, 15, and 16, T8N, R16W, city of Ferrysburg, Ottawa county, northwesterly of a line beginning where the centerline of Reenders street, as extended, intersects the water's edge and thence southwesterly to the nearest opposite shore.
(b) Hammond bayou: On the waters of Hammond bayou, sections 11 and 14, T8N, R16W, Spring Lake township, Ottawa county, easterly of a line beginning where the east line of lot 20, plat of Longview, intersects the water's edge and thence southerly to the nearest opposite shore.
(c) Cornelius bayou: On the waters of Cornelius bayou, sections 2 and 3, T8N, R16W, Spring Lake township, Ottawa county, west of a line beginning where the west line of lot 24, Belle Point subdivision, intersects the water's edge and thence southwesterly to the nearest opposite shore.
(d) Stahl bayou: On the waters of Stahl bayou, section 2, T8N, R16W, Spring Lake township, Ottawa county, north of a line from the easternmost point of lot 7, Belle Point subdivision, northeasterly to the nearest opposite shore.
History: Eff. October 31, 1978


SPRING LAKE ENTRANCE CHANNEL IN SPRING LAKE VILLAGE - R281.770.5 - Slow--no wake speed.
5. On the waters of the entrance channel to Spring lake, section 16, town 8 north, range 16 west, Spring Lake village, Ottawa county, from the Grand river, northerly to the Grand Trunk railway bridge, it shall be unlawful for an operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed, which means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the vessel would be minimal.

History: Eff. June 25, 1971