33 CFR 100.114 - Fireworks displays within the First Coast Guard District.
(a)Regulated area. That area of navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of the launch platform for each fireworks display listed in the following table.
Fireworks Display Table
|7.34||July 4th||Name: Bayville Crescent Club Fireworks.
Sponsor: Bayville Crescent Club, Bayville, NY.
Time: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Cooper Bluff, Cove Neck, NY..
(b)Special local regulations.
(1) No person or vessel may enter, transit, or remain within the regulated area during the effective period of regulation unless authorized by the Coast Guard patrol commander.
(2) Vessels encountering emergencies which require transit through the regulated area should contact the Coast Guard patrol commander on VHF Channel 16. In the event of an emergency, the Coast Guard patrol commander may authorize a vessel to transit through the regulated area with a Coast Guard designated escort.
(3) All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard on-scene patrol commander. On-scene patrol personnel may include commissioned, warrant, and petty officers of the U.S. Coast Guard. Upon hearing five or more short blasts from a U.S. Coast Guard vessel, the operator of a vessel shall proceed as directed. Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may also be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation and other applicable laws.
(c)Effective dates. This rule is in effect from one hour before the scheduled start of the event until thirty minutes after the last firework is exploded for each event listed in the Table. For those events listed without a specific time or date, an annual Federal Register document will be published indicating event dates and times.