Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-8-7 - Boating and general restrictions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

All department lands and waters and all federal reservoirs shall be open to boating subject to provisions, restrictions, and closures as established by posted notice. All of the following general restrictions shall apply:

(a) Each operator of a motorized vessel on a state fishing lake shall operate the vessel only for fishing or hunting purposes unless otherwise authorized by the department.
(b) Each operator of a motorized vessel on a state fishing lake shall operate the vessel at no-wake speeds if required by posted notice.
(c) No operator of a vessel shall operate the vessel within 200 feet of any area posted specifically for swimming or diving and delineated by buoys or other markers.
(d) Each operator of a vessel shall operate the vessel at no-wake speeds of five miles per hour or less when within 200 feet of any of the following:
(1) A dock;
(2) a boat ramp;
(3) a person swimming;
(4) a bridge structure;
(5) a moored or anchored vessel;
(6) a sewage pump-out facility;
(7) a nonmotorized watercraft;
(8) a boat storage facility; or
(9) a concessionaire's facility.
(e) An operator of a vessel shall not moor or store the vessel in excess of 24 hours, except at sites designated for moorage or storage of vessels.
(f) Vessels left unattended at other than a designated moorage or storage site or vessels not in conformity with posted notice provisions or restrictions for moorage or storage sites shall be subject to removal by the department as authorized by law.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-8-7
Authorized by K.S.A. 32-807 and K.S.A. 32-1103; implementing K.S.A. 32-807, K.S.A. 32-1015, and K.S.A. 32-1103; effective Dec. 4, 1989; amended Sept. 14, 2007.

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