Attention Ohio fishermen.
Please review the information from the ODNR. This is an important issue that affects fishermen in Ohio. I encourage all to be present at the hearing December 29th 2015. Also if you would please contact your Ohio State Senator and State Represenitive and ask for their support in this important matter
STATE OF OHIO
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND AND HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON
STATE OF OHIO WATERCRAFT RULES
The Chief of the Division of Watercraft, pursuant to Section 1547.52 of the Ohio Revised
Code, hereby gives notice of his intention to amend the following rule:
1501:47-3-19 Lakes permitting ten horsepower
and to adopt the following rule:
1501:47-3-99 Unlimited horsepower at no wake speed – Cowan lake pilot program
Administrative Rule 1501:47-3-19 is being amended to remove the ten horsepower
restriction for recreational vessels operating on the waters of Cowan Lake located in
Clinton County. Administrative Rule 1501:47-3-99 is being adopted to temporarily allow
powercraft propelled by motors with more than ten horsepower to operate at no-wake
speed on the waters of Cowan Lake. Beginning November 1, 2017 only powercraft
propelled by a motor or combination of motors with less than ten horsepower will be
permitted to operate on Cowan Lake unless a permanent rule change is promulgated prior
to that date.
A public hearing on the proposed amendment and adoption of these rules will be held at
10:30 am on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 in the Building E Assembly Center, at the
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Headquarters which is located at 2045 Morse
Road in Columbus, Ohio. At the public hearing, any person affected by the rule
amendment or adoption may appear and be heard in person, or by an attorney, or both,
and may present testimony, orally or in writing, and present evidence tending to show
that these rules, if amended or adopted, will be unreasonable or unlawful.
Electronic copies of the proposed rules are available at the Ohio Legislative Service
Commission’s internet web site at: http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/. Hard copies of
the proposed rule are available through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources,
Division of Watercraft Headquarters at 2045 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. For
additional information, contact the Division of Watercraft at (614) 265-6500.
ACTION: Original DATE: 11/20/2015 3:26 PM
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