Township of Byram, NJ
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Byram 7-7-1986. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Lakes and waterways — See Ch. 160.
Boats in parks — See Ch. 182.
A. 
Powerboats using Cranberry Lake shall not exceed a speed limit of 35 miles per hour, except that powerboat speed shall not exceed five miles per hour in the following locations and circumstances:
(1) 
Before sunrise and after sunset.
(2) 
In the following areas:
(a) 
Between the southerly boundary of the property upon which is situate the Cranberry Lake Community Club Clubhouse and extending northward therefrom to the northerly end of Cranberry Lake, including all of Laurel Cove.
(b) 
Within Cabin Springs Cove, between Rose's Beach and Rock Island.
(c) 
Within Weaver House Cove, as delimited by the New Jersey Marine Police marker buoys, as the same may from time to time be located.
(3) 
Within 100 feet of any shoreline, wharf, pier, bridge structure, abutment, dock or floating platform of any kind.
B. 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, any powerboat creating a wake at a speed of five miles per hour, which wake may constitute a hazard to the safety of any other person, property or boat at such speed of five miles per hour, shall reduce its speed to such speed less than five miles per hour as may be necessary to ensure that no such hazardous wake is created.
Any person swimming or using a raft, tube or similar device shall have a boat escort when such person is more than 75 feet from the nearest shoreline, except that this regulation shall not apply to areas wherein powerboat speed is limited to five miles per hour.
Waterskiing on Cranberry Lake shall be conducted in a counterclockwise direction only.
All rules and regulations of the New Jersey Boating Regulation Commission regulating the safety and operation of powerboats, as the same may be from time to time amended, are hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference as though set forth herein at length.
The penalties in § 1-15 of Chapter 1, General Provisions, shall apply.