Regulation of WatercraftPlease note that this is IN ADDITION to Minnesota boating and personal watercraft laws.
Personal Watercraft: a motorboat less than 12 feet in length propelled by a water jet pump.
Slow No-wake: the operation of a watercraft at the slowest possible speed necessary to maintain steerage, but in no case greater than 5 miles per hour.
Watercraft: any contrivance used or designed for navigation on water other than (a) duck boat during the duck hunting season, (b) rice boat during the harvest season, or (c) seaplane. (Note: Lake Orono is not in an area allowed for hunting.)
EnforcementPrimary enforcement of this ordinance shall rest with the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office.
The City of Elk River shall be responsible for marking the public access and lake with signs or buoys explaining the rules and regulations of this ordinance.
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