Lake & Beach Safety and Boating Rules

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  1. The Grantee is hereby granted the privilege of boating, swimming, fishing and ice skating in the lakes of the Grantor. None of the foregoing activities are to be engaged in for any commercial purpose whatsoever, and all such privileges are under and subject to payment by Grantee of such fees as are set forth in the within covenants and restrictions. [Cross reference Declaration of Protective Covenants #21].
  2. Children under sixteen (16) years of age are not permitted in the lake or beach area unless accompanied by a responsible person eighteen (18) years of age or older who shall be responsible for conformance to all lake and beach rules. The responsible person(s) must remain at the beach facility with any/all children under sixteen (16) at all times.
  3. Children under sixteen (16) years of age are not permitted to use boats at the lake unless accompanied by
    an adult who shall be responsible for conformance to all lake and beach rules.
  4. No china or glassware of any sort is allowed at the beach, consumption of food is limited to designated picnic areas, and all trash should be placed in the provided containers.
  5. Only boats, canoes or watercraft propelled by oars, sails or paddles shall be permitted upon the waters of said lakes. No motorboats of any description shall be permitted on the waters of said lakes. [Cross reference Declaration of Protective Covenants #22].
    1. Boat Registration – All boats used on PEPOA Lakes must be registered with the Association. Boat registration applications are available at the Administration Building. Dated identification stickers are issued for boat registrations; renewal registration and dated identification stickers are required annually.
      Identification stickers should be affixed to the boat immediately.
    2. Boat Racks – Boat racks will be made available by PEPOA at one location on each of the three lakes; residents may store boats on the boat rack(s) for a seasonal fee. Rental applications are available at the Administration Building. Rack space will be available on a first come; first served basis. Once all of the boat racks are full, no more boat rack registrations will be issued. Any resident that does not obtain a rack space may not store boats along the shoreline of any lake; dam; levy or spillway. No boats may be left on the water. Residents without a rack space must take their boat(s) back to their property after use. Boat rack storage is a “store at your own risk” policy, and the Association is not responsible for damage or loss of property stored at the boat racks. Owners must secure their boats to the boat rack with a bike lock or some type of tether and lock.
    3. Boats must be removed from the racks no later than November 1st of each year. Any boats not removed by November 1st will be removed by PEPOA; locks will be cut and destroyed, and a removal fee of $50 must be paid to retrieve it. Return of boats to resident’s property is the responsibility of the boat owner/resident. PEPOA will not provide transport. Any boat(s) not retrieved by the owner after 90 days and written notice will be disposed of at the discretion of PEPOA.
    4. Improper Boat Storage – Absolutely no boats are to be store along the shoreline of any lake; dam; levy or spillway. No boats may be left on the water. Both registered and unregistered boats found to be improperly stored will be immediately removed at the owner’s expense. A removal fee of $50 must be paid to retrieve it. Return of boats to resident’s property is the responsibility of the boat owner/resident. PEPOA will not provide transport. Any boat(s) not retrieved by the owner after 90 days and written notice will be disposed of at the discretion of PEPOA. Rev; 5/6/16
  6. Users must ensure that all watercraft is equipped with a U.S.C.G. approved flotation device for each occupant. Questions regarding these regulations should be directed to the lifeguard on duty.
  7. No running, pushing, or other horseplay is permitted.
  8. No diving or swimming from boats will be permitted.
  9. Sailing or boating during thunderstorms is not permitted; boats must be docked at the first signs of a storm.
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