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6110.4000 WATERCRAFT OPERATION ON SQUARE LAKE, WASHINGTON COUNTY.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

This part shall apply to the waters of Square Lake (82-46) T. 31 N., R. 20 W., S. 23 & 26, in Washington County, Minnesota.

Subp. 2.

Restricted speed zone.

There shall be a restricted speed zone between the shoreline and a line approximately following the 40 foot depth contour which shall be clearly marked by the placement of informational buoys, as shown on the map in subpart 5.

No motorized watercraft shall at any time be operated at a speed in excess of five miles per hour in the restricted speed zone.

Subp. 3.

Open speed zone.

There shall be an open speed zone which shall consist of all that portion of the lake surface not included in the restricted speed zone defined in subpart 2 as shown on the attached map.

Within the open speed zone, there shall be no speed limit on motorized watercraft during the open speed periods set forth below, but during such periods, all motorized watercraft shall travel in a counterclockwise direction around the lake.

Within the open speed zone, no motorized watercraft shall be operated at a speed in excess of five miles per hour during times other than the open speed periods set forth below.

The open speed periods, during which there is no restriction on the speed of motorized watercraft operating in the open speed zone, are as follows: Monday through Friday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Subp. 4.

Penalties.

Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of these regulations shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and be punished by a fine of not more than $300, or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.

Subp. 5.

Map of Square Lake.

23-1/2 picas - Insert diagram of Square Lake here

Statutory Authority:

MS s 361.26

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2013