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Village of Waterford, WI
Racine County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Waterford as §§ 9.11 and 9.20 of the 1998 Code; amended in its entirety 2-27-2017 by Ord. No. 651. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The provisions of this chapter apply to the waters of the Fox River within the Village of Waterford. The chapter shall be enforced by the contracting law enforcement agency.
The intent of this chapter is to provide safe and healthy conditions for the enjoyment of aquatic recreation consistent with public rights and interests and the capability of the water resources.
Wisconsin boating laws found in Wis. Stats. §§ 30.50 to 30.80 and the Wisconsin Administrative Code provisions adopted pursuant thereto are adopted by reference herein.
That speed at which a boat moves as slowly as possible while still maintaining steerage control.
No person shall operate a boat faster than slow-no-wake speed in the waters of the Fox River marked by slow-no-wake buoys in the area described as follows: That part of the Fox River legally defined as a portion of the Fox River, located in the NE 1/4 of Section 35, T4N, R19E, Village of Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin, described as follows: that area of the Fox River from the northerly line of the westerly dam having control gates; thence northerly 1,600 feet, more or less, to an east-west line 100 feet north of the northern tip of Fox Isle. Said east-west line is located 500 feet, more or less, south of the north line of said NE 1/4. The area described includes the waters east and west of Fox Isle and contains 26 acres, more or less.
Wisconsin state boating penalties as found in Wis. Stats. § 30.80, and deposits established in the applicable edition of the State of Wisconsin Revised Uniform Deposit and Bail Schedule for conservation, environmental protection, boating, snowmobile, ATV/UTV, and captive wildlife violations established by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference ("Bond Book"), are hereby adopted by reference, and all references to fines are amended to forfeitures and all references to imprisonment are hereby deleted; provided, further, that the costs and deposits for violations prosecuted in Municipal Court shall be imposed as required by law.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter, or any regulation, rule or order made hereunder, that is not included in the Uniform Deposit and Bail Schedule shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, of this Municipal Code.