[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Monroe as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Traffic rules and regulations in Home Rule cities — See MCLA § 117.4h.
Traffic rules and regulations generally — See MCLA §§ 257.601 et seq., 257.634 et seq.
[Adopted 5-5-1975 by Ord. No. 75-007; amended in its entirety 7-21-2008 by Ord. No. 08-011]
On that portion of the waters of the River Raisin, from Dam No. 6 located easterly of the Canadian National railroad bridge, downriver to Monroe Harbor buoy green can number 9, Latitude 41-54-01.764N, Longitude 083-21-24.408W, within the City of Monroe, County of Monroe, State of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a recreational vessel to exceed a slow – no wake speed.
For purposes of this watercraft control, a "recreational vessel" is defined as any vessel manufactured or operated for pleasure that is propelled or controlled by machinery, sails, oars, paddle, poles or another vessel.
Slow – no wake speed means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motor boat would be minimal.
The boundaries of the area described above shall be marked with signs and/or buoys. All buoys must be placed as described in the permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources and be in conformance with the State Uniform Waterway Marking System.