301 Kar 1:019. Cedar Creek Lake

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Published: 2015

      301 KAR 1:019. Cedar Creek Lake.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 150.025, 150.620,

150.625, 150.640

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.025

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS

150.025 and 150.620 authorize the department to promulgate administrative

regulations restricting the use of state recreational areas. This administrative

regulation establishes the safety procedures for multiple use of state waters

to ensure noninterference with the primary users, fishermen.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Buffer

zone" means the area from the lake pool level of Cedar Creek Lake to a the

marked boundary.

 

      Section 2. Prohibited Activities in the

Buffer Zone. No one shall construct, alter, or place any structure of any kind

within the buffer zone. The following structures and items are specifically

prohibited:

      (1) Private boat ramps;

      (2) Private stairways or permanent steps;

      (3) Private boat docks, boat houses, or

fishing piers;

      (4) Roadways, turnarounds or parking for

vehicular traffic;

      (5) Motorized vehicular traffic,

including all terrain vehicles;

      (6) Electric lines, water lines, or other

public or private utilities without prior approval;

      (7) Removal or destruction of vegetation

by any means;

      (8) Burning;

      (9) Fencing;

      (10) Painting of trees, stumps, or rock

outcrops;

      (11) Picnic tables, swings, patios, or

signs;

      (12) Flower or vegetable gardens;

      (13) Livestock grazing or watering;

      (14) Camping, except in designated areas;

and

      (15) Use or placement of mechanical

equipment.

 

      Section 3. Footpaths that provide access

to the lake and are less than five (5) feet in width are permitted. Vegetation

less than one (1) inch in diameter may be removed to develop a footpath. Only

wood chips or similar natural material may be used to surface and maintain

footpaths.

 

      Section 4. Water withdrawal from Cedar

Creek Lake is prohibited for public or private purposes.

 

      Section 5. Activities on Cedar Creek

Lake. (1) Swimming is prohibited except in designated areas.

      (2) Water skiing and tubing are

prohibited on the lake.

 

      Section 6. Boat Restrictions. (1) Only

monohull boats that do not exceed a maximum center length of twenty-two (22)

feet are permitted on the lake. Pontoon boats are permitted on the lake, but

their length shall not exceed thirty (30) feet.

      (2) Personal watercraft and houseboats

are not permitted on the lake. (27 Ky.R. 3467; Am. 28 Ky.R. 353; eff.

8-15-2001; 29 Ky.R. 2126; 2453; eff. 4-11-03.)
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