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No person shall operate a vessel in a designated "swim area," in areas buoyed off as "no boats," or within any restricted area in violation of the designated restriction.

No person shall operate a vessel at greater speed than idle speed or create a wake under any of the following circumstances:

Regulatory Marker - Controlled Area
  • Within an area buoyed or marked as a "no wake" area
  • Within 300 feet of any marina, boat-docking facility, gasoline dock, launch ramp, recreational boat harbor, or harbor entrance on Lake Erie or the Ohio River
  • During sunset to sunrise between the Dan Beard bridge and the Brent Spence bridge on the Ohio River for any vessel not documented by the U.S. Coast Guard as commercial

No person shall operate a vessel within 300 feet of an official diver's flag unless tendering the dive operation.

No person shall permit operation of a vessel in violation of this section.