Utah Admin. Code R657-60-6 - Certification of Inspection; Certification of Decontamination; Certificate of Registration to Perform Decontamination

Current through Bulletin 2021-24, December 15, 2021

(1) The owner, operator or possessor of a vessel desiring to launch on a water body in Utah must:
(a) present an inspection certificate to division personnel if required; and
(b) verify the vessel and any launching device, in the previous 30 days, have not been in an infested water or in any other water subject to closure order under Section R657-60-8 or control plan under Section R657-60-9 that requires decontamination of conveyances and equipment upon leaving the water; or
(c) certify the vessel and launching device have been decontaminated.
(2) Certification of decontamination is satisfied by:
(a) previously completing self-decontamination since the vessel and launching device were last in a water described in Subsection (1)(b) and completely filling out and dating a decontamination certification form which can be obtained from the division; or
(b) providing a signed and dated certificate by a division approved professional decontamination service verifying the vessel and launching device were professionally decontaminated since the vessel and launching device were last in a water described in Subsection (1)(b); or
(c) complying with the terms identified in a certificate of registration issued for alternative decontamination measures.
(3) A certificate of registration to complete alternate forms of decontamination may be issued to an individual who:
(a) operates conveyances as a part of their business;
(b) whose conveyances cannot be decontaminated using self decontamination or professional decontamination as defined in Subsections R657-60-2(b)(i) and R657-60-2(b)(ii).
(4) Both the decontamination certification form and the professional decontamination certificate, where applicable, must be signed and placed in open view in the window of the launching vehicle prior to launching or placing the vessel in a body of water.
(a) It is unlawful under Section 76-8-504 to knowing falsify a decontamination certification form.
(b) It is unlawful under Subsection 23-13-11(2) to alter or destroy a certificate of inspection or other official indicator verifying inspection prior to completing a decontamination certification form.
(c) The division may suspend, revoke, or terminate a certificate of registration if the business entity or an employee thereof has violated a term of this rule, the Wildlife Resources Code, or a certificate of registration.


Utah Admin. Code R657-60-6
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2015-23, effective 11/10/2015 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2017-7, effective 3/13/2017 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2020-18, effective 9/8/2020

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