Chapter 16.12
CLASSIFICATION OF HARBOR AREAS

Sections:

16.12.010    Repealed.

16.12.020    Dock area.

16.12.030    Gridiron use.

16.12.040    Net tending and storage of fishing gear.

16.12.050    Open mooring.

16.12.060    Slips.

16.12.070    Wharf areas.

16.12.080    Boat launch ramps.

16.12.010 Purpose of classification.

Repealed by Ord. 12-01-281.

16.12.020 Dock area.

The dock area is the area sitting on piling and decked for use as an approach to the gangplank and master float. The dock is to be used only by the general public without charge for the purposes of ingress and egress from the float system and for the loading and unloading of supplies, equipment and stores. No vehicle, cart, conveyance or any other form of transportation shall remain in such designated area for any period longer than is reasonably necessary for loading and unloading. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.12.030 Gridiron use.

No vessels over 65 feet in length shall use the present grid. Use of the grid shall be under the direction of the harbormaster and fees shall be charged according to the most current assembly approved harbor fee schedule. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4; Ord. 09-01-195)

16.12.040 Net tending and storage of fishing gear.

Areas set aside for net tending and storage of fishing gear shall be at the discretion and under the direction of the harbormaster. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.12.050 Open mooring.

Float areas not otherwise occupied or posted for restricted use shall be designated for open mooring. Such areas shall be open to all members of the public primarily for transient and other temporary use for mooring vessels. Large vessels shall be assigned designated mooring spaces in open moorage by the harbormaster. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.12.060 Slips.

Slips are numbered areas enclosed by floats set at an angle to the finger floats and designated for the exclusive use of privately owned vessels, both commercial and pleasure, upon the owners thereof having first made arrangements with the harbormaster and having paid in advance to the borough finance department or harbormaster the slip license fee provided in this title. Each slip shall be numbered in such a manner that its location can be readily determined. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.12.070 Wharf areas.

Wharf areas are the areas suitably posted and marked, designated by the harbormaster, for the purposes of loading and unloading supplies, equipment and stores, passengers, and cargo. No vessel shall be moored in such designated areas for any longer than is reasonably necessary for loading and unloading. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.12.080 Boat launch ramps.

The boat launch ramps located in borough port and harbor facilities are facilities maintained by the borough under the direction of the harbormaster. Such facilities shall be open to all members of the public for the launching and recovering of vessels at a fee set out in HBC 16.16.135. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)