docks shall be deemed in compliance of the marine sanitation law when they:
(a) have on file an affidavit stating they do
not house, store, or moor vessels which have holding tanks; or
(b) provide a pump-out service subject to the
provisions of 1660-2-110.02 or
have on file a current and valid agreement with another marina as in
Marinas which provide a pumpout service shall adhere to the following
(a) The service shall be
available during normal business hours including holidays.
(b) Marinas which cease operations during
specific days or months shall notify their constituents (including those which
they have acquired through contract with another marina) in advance of the
closing dates. During the closure period, marinas shall have in place a system
whereby vessels moored at their facility can arrange for pumpout service with
at least a (5) day notice.
A marina may contract with another marina
or pumping service subject to the following conditions:
(a) the marina which agrees to provide the
service shall have an approved system as outlined in 1660-2-11.02(2).
(b) contracting marinas shall not be farther
apart than (4) water miles and accessible in a way that does not require
vessels to be trailered or use a navigation lock.
(c) Contracts with pump out services not
located at marinas shall assure that services are available as in
1660-2-11-.02(2) above and that service can be provided within 30 minutes upon
request by the boater.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed
April 29, 1996; effective July 8, 1996.
Authority: T.C.A. §§