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Sample of general harbour rules

Sample of general harbour rules (DOCX, 360 KB)

This harbour is managed by the harbour authority of XXXXXXXXXX

Harbour rules

All users of the harbour and facilities are subject to the following:

  1. Management and control of this harbour is the responsibility of the harbour authority by way of lease with Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
  2. The use of harbour facilities is on a user-pay basis. User fees apply.
  3. All harbour users must enter into user licenses and/or berthage agreements available from the harbour authority.
  4. Vessels left in port must be properly moored and secured.
  5. The harbour, all wharves, docks and surrounding areas are considered no wake zones – only idle speed is permitted.
  6. No parking in front of the slipway or anywhere that may obstruct harbour operations. Vehicles obstructing harbour operations may be towed at the owner’s expense and without risk/liability.
  7. Please use garbage containers provided. Littering will not be tolerated.
  8. Any oil spills or any environmentally damaging chemical spills must be reported to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and any other relevant government entities.  It is the responsibility of the individual using the facilities to clean up any oils/chemical spills.
  9. No recreational diving or swimming on harbour authority property.
  10. Only seaworthy vessels may berth within the harbour.
  11. The harbour authority and its employees are not liable for any damage/loss/theft of harbour user’s property on this facility. All persons may use the facilities at their own risk.
  12. Accidents, safety issues and other concerns must be reported to the harbour authority immediately.
  13. The harbour authority reserves the right to remove vessels obstructing harbour operations and/or presenting safety and/or environmental issues at owner’s expenses and without risk/liability to the harbour authority.
  14. All posted signs and harbour rules must be strictly adhered to.
  15. Failure to abide by harbour rules could result in harbour access/services being denied and/or court action.

The Harbour Authority reserves the right to establish and enforce additional rules /policies as may be required.

For questions and/or concerns please contact the Harbour Authority at (XXX) XXX-XXXX.

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