(a) No person or
town, shall place any regulatory or navigational marker except as authorized in
(b) Any town desiring
to place any regulatory or navigational marker in waters within its
jurisdiction shall apply to the commissioner for authorization to place said
(c) Any person desiring to
place any regulatory or navigational marker shall apply to the commissioner for
authorization to place said marker after having obtained signed approval from
the chief executive authority of the town or designated lake authority in which
said marker will be placed.
Application for any such authorization shall be made on forms provided by the
commissioner. A detailed map or drawing to a scale which readily depicts the
marked area and its surroundings and shows the proposed location of each marker
and its relation to nearby shores, channels and water traffic patterns shall
accompany the application.
Criteria for authorization shall include:
Signed approval from the chief executive authority of the town or designated
lake authority in which said marker will be placed;
(2) completeness, accuracy and detail of the
need for the proposed markers;
public safety considerations;
environmental impact considerations;
(6) review for possible conflicts with
various water use groups;
visibility and durability of proposed markers;
(8) conformity with existing authorizations;
(9) consistency with federal,
state and local law.
The commissioner may impose whatever conditions he deems necessary regarding an
application for placement of regulatory or navigational markers pursuant to
this section. If authorization from the commissioner has been granted, said
markers shall be deemed lawfully placed, provided said markers are placed
subject to any conditions set forth therein and in the manner specified by the
authorization. If the commissioner finds authorized markers to be an
obstruction or menace to navigation or a hindrance to public use of waters, he
may revoke the authorization.
Conn. Agencies Regs.
Effective June 23, 1988;
Amended September 8, 1998; Amended March 9, 2004; Amended January 3,