Permits are required for some events and activities.
- All tournaments, regattas, races, parades, and exhibitions must be authorized by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) or U.S. Coast Guard. An application must be filed with PFBC at least 60 days before the event.
- Floating structures, including ski ramps, must have a permit from PFBC to be placed on any waters.
- Waterway markers, including signs and buoys, must have a permit from PFBC to be placed on any waters. This includes mooring buoys.