Speed Limit Restrictions on Ponds

By on June 21, 2019
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Speed Limit Restrictions for Recreational Activities on Ponds  

Due to the above-average water levels along the shoreline, Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich is reminding residents about speed limit restrictions for recreational activities. 

In addition to the restrictions that are detailed in the County’s State of Emergency Declaration, please familiarize yourself with our Town of Greece Boating Speeds and Restrictions. 

Excerpts on Town of Greece Boating Laws (Chapter 65) 

Boating Speeds and Restrictions 

–  No vessel shall be operated within the channel of Braddock Bay in a manner or at a speed that unreasonably interferes with or endangers any vessel or person or that passes any vessel proceeding in the same direction, but in no event at a speed exceeding five miles per hour.

–  No vessel shall be operated in Buttonwood Creek in a manner or at a speed that causes a wake that unreasonably interferes with or endangers a dock, pier, raft, floating object, or anchored or moored vessel, swimmer or freshwater wetland feature, but in no event at a speed exceeding five miles per hour.

–  No vessel shall be operated within 100 feet of the shore of Braddock Bay and Salmon Creek in a manner or at a speed that causes a wake that unreasonably interferes with or endangers a dock, pier, raft, floating object, anchored or moored vessel, swimmer or freshwater wetland feature, but in no event at a speed exceeding five miles per hour.

–  No vessel shall be operated in Lake Ontario contiguous to the Town of Greece within 200 feet of the shore, a dock, pier, raft, floating object or an anchored or moored vessel at a speed exceeding five miles per hour. 

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