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(A) Any person operating or propelling a watercraft upon any waters of this city shall operate the same in a careful and prudent manner, and at such rate of speed so as not to endanger the life or property of any person, nor in any case at a speed greater than eight mph.
(B) No person shall operate any watercraft at a rate of speed greater than will permit him or her, in the exercise of reasonable care, to bring the watercraft to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead.
(C) No person shall operate a watercraft in a manner so as to unreasonably interfere with the lawful use by others of any waters.
(D) (1) It is unlawful for the operator of a vessel exceed a slow no wake speed in the following area: on the waters of the Kalamazoo River, all within the city, starting at a point from the water’s edge, 342 feet from the center of the Sergeant’s Marina Dock, as it extends 250 feet in all directions.
(2) The boundaries of the line described in division (D)(1) shall be marked with signs and with buoys. All buoys must be placed as provided in a permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources and be in conformance with the State Uniform Waterway Marking System.
(Ord. passed 6-24-1992; Am. Ord. passed 8-22-1994; Am. Ord. passed 3-10-1998) Penalty, see § 10.99
Similar law, see M.C.L.A. § 324.80145