§ 97.03  GENERAL REGULATIONS.
   (A)   This subchapter is subject to all other applicable local, state and federal rules, regulations and statutes. If any provision of this subchapter is in conflict with another applicable state law, rule or regulation, the latter shall control.
   (B)   In and on the lake and control strip, it shall be unlawful for any person to:
      (1)   Engage in any recreational or other activities not expressly permitted by this subchapter in accordance with the conditions or restrictions placed on such activities by this subchapter;
      (2)   Consume or be under the influence of any impairing substance, drug or narcotic, or any intoxicating beverage including wine or malt beverage;
      (3)   Engage in any nuisance or act which would tend to adversely affect water quality or disrupt the peaceable use and enjoyment of the lake and control strip by those persons using the lake and control strip for the lawful purposes permitted by this subchapter;
      (4)   Possess or discharge any fireworks;
      (5)   Possess or discharge any firearm, unless the person is a law enforcement officer;
      (6)   Engage in hunting or trapping in any manner;
      (7)   Cause any effluent from a sewage disposal system to enter into the lake or onto the control strip;
      (8)   Use, place or erect any tent, camper, motor home, vehicle, headwall or structure of any temporary or permanent habitation;
      (9)   Engage in any business or commercial activity, whether for profit or not;
      (10)   Engage in picnicking;
      (11)   Cause or allow any food products, trash, petroleum products or any pollutants or contaminants to be discharged into the lake or upon the control strip;
      (12)   Withdraw any water from the lake for irrigation or any other purpose, except that property owners who received written permission from the city prior to the adoption of this subchapter to withdraw water from the lake may continue to do so in accordance with the specific terms of the prior written permission;
      (13)   Place any fill material, beach sand, rip-rap or similar substances on the city-owned property without the permission of the city;
      (14)   Alter the lake shoreline in any way without the permission of the city;
      (15)   Clear or alter in any way the vegetation on the control strip without the permission of the city.
   (C)   The watering, washing or wallowing of any horses, mules, cattle or domestic animals shall not be permitted in the lake or along the margin of the lake, and all domestic or farm animals shall be restrained from access to an area within 50 feet of the lake at normal full level.
   (D)   The city shall provide a Lake Warden, who shall be responsible for maintaining surveillance of the lake and control strip to ensure protection of the water quality, and for assisting in the enforcement of the provisions of this subchapter. The Lake Warden shall promptly notify the City Manager of any violation of this subchapter and any activities that may adversely affect water quality.
   (E)   Should at any time it be determined by the city or the state that the quality of water in Lake Roxboro is being detrimentally affected by the recreational or other activities permitted by this subchapter to the extent of potentially rendering the water unsuitable for drinking purposes, the city shall have the right to immediately restrict or terminate the activities, in whole or in part, for as long as necessary, in order that proper water quality can be maintained. The Lake Warden will give notice of any such action by the city to adjoining property owners, and the city will contact the local media and request that public service broadcasts be aired and news articles be written to assist in notifying the general public.
   (F)   The Lake Warden and all local and state law enforcement officers, including Wildlife Commission officers, shall have the authority to exclude from the lake or control strip any person known to be violating any provision of this subchapter, and shall have the authority to require any such person to leave the lake or control strip.
(Ord. passed 8-8-00)  Penalty, see § 10.99