Current Regulation Requests and Disposition of Regulations

 

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2020 REGULATION REQUESTS

The Boat Act Advisory Committee received petitions for the following Boating Regulation Change Requests in 2020.

SEVERN RIVER: 6 Knot All Times requested 220 yards from the Naval Academy. Proposed demarcation will extend within 20 yards west of U.S. Aids to Navigation - Green Can #13 to the third western column from center of the Naval Academy Bridge.

MILL CREEK AT MARTINS COVE ENTRANCE: 6 Knot Saturday, Sunday and State Holidays All Year. Relocate demarcations combining both Martins Cove and Mill Creek, prior to intersection fork.

MAGOTHY RIVER – South Shore: Cool Spring Cove at Forked Creek requesting relocating 6 Knot All Year current regulation demarcation approximately 400’ North (downstream) to: Latitude 39° 3.893’ N.

SOUTH RIVER: Riva Bridge current regulation area of 6 Knots on Saturday, Sunday and State Holidays during the Boating Season, be upgraded to coincide/sync with the downriver Route 2 Bridge, which the Speed Limit for this area is 6 Knots.

HARRIS CREEK: Talbot County

Upper Harris Creek, East of Cummings Creek, 6 Knot All Times.

TRED AVON RIVER: Talbot County

6 Knot All Times, beginning at the entrance/intersection into Jacks Creek, continuing upriver and ending in the vicinity of Talbot County’s - Easton Point Landing/Boat Ramp by U.S. Aids to Navigation - DAYBEACON RED #22.

DEEP CREEK LAKE – North Glade Cove: Garrett County

Minimum Wake Zone / 6 Knots or below All Times / Prior processed by the Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board.​

DISPOSITION OF REGULATION REQUESTS


The official comment period for regulations is as listed in the publication date that appears in the Maryland Register.

If interested in more information on how to petition for a Boating Regulation Change Request, please contact Mike Simonsen’s Desk: (410) 260-8272 or by Email: michael.simonsen@maryland.gov

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