Marina Rules And Regulations


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1.       Admittance to Tartan’s Landing Marina is restricted to owners/renters and guests.  Slip owners/renters are responsible for guest’s compliance with Marina rules.  Owners/renters are responsible for damages they may cause to any/all Marina property.


2.       Swimming in the Marina is not allowed.  All non-swimmers and children should wear Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices (PFDs) per State and Federal regulations.


3.       No running on docks, walkways or ramps.


4.       No loud noises between 11:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


5.       No trailer parking allowed for more than three days.  Violators will be towed at owner’s/renter’s expense.


6.       Main walkways must be kept clear at all times.  Carts must be returned to the top of ramps immediately after use.


7.       Dock boxes shall be a commercial manufactured white marine grade fiberglass and shall be installed per Association specifications.  Dock boxes must be located in such a manner as not to block access to the walkways or fingers.


8.       Water hoses must be fitted with automatic shut-off nozzles and stored off the walkways.


9.       Power cords must be routed under the dock and must not touch the water.  Circuit breakers on power stations must be turned off before the cord is disconnected.


10.   Dock lines should be secured to the steel support structure below the docks.  Lines attached to the uprights should be tied less than six inches above the dock to prevent strain or damage to cross bracings.


11.   Dinghies, Boats, Personal Watercraft may not be stored on the banks surrounding the Marina.


12.   One primary and one secondary or auxiliary watercraft [i.e. dinghy, inflatable, paddle boat, jet ski] may be moored within the same slip.  At no time may a single [primary] or a combination of the primary and secondary craft, exceed specified length restrictions, infringe on any adjacent slip, or otherwise obstruct navigational access.


13.   Untreated waste must not be discharged in the Marina.


14.   No wake speed must be observed in all areas of the Marina.  Kentucky law dictates that “No Wake Speed” be observed in the Marina and within 100 feet of the Marina entrance.


15.   Fuel tanks must not be filled within the confines of the Marina.  External fuel containers must not be stored within the confines of the Marina with the exception of approved containers connected to outboard motors.


16.   Skates, skateboards, motor scooters, mini-bikes, and any other unlicensed motor vehicles are not permitted in the Marina.


17.   No fishing from the common areas or docks is permitted.  No fish cleaning is allowed on the docks.  No unattended fishing lines are permitted from the boats.


18.   No boat repairs or other maintenance allowed in the common areas.


19.   Boat repairs at the owner’s dock are permitted for minor or quickly repairable problems. Extensive remodeling or major repair will require the boat to be moved to an outside facility.  Work by outside labor or by owners/renters may be performed during daylight hours and then only if such work causes no dirt, noise, nuisance, or hazard.  Boat owners/renters are responsible to ensure that all hired labor is properly insured.  Owner/renters are fully responsible for any claims, damages, losses, and expenses arising from employment of outside labor, craftsman or by their own activities.  No spray painting is permitted.


20.   Any work or additions to marina equipment or docks must have the written approval from the Board prior to installation/construction.  Work or additions must be consistent with the current structure and must not alter/compromise the strength or integrity of the structure.


21.   No open fires permitted in Marina, except in designated areas.


22.   All pets must be kept leashed when not aboard the owner’s boat.  Owner is liable for any/all damages caused by a pet and are responsible for cleaning up after pets.


23.   Any accident or incident occurring in the Marina must be reported immediately to the Marina Management and proper authorities as appropriate and necessary.


24.   No littering on Marina premises.  Dumpster service is provided for Marina use only.  Wood, tires, batteries, containers of oil, or other hazardous/toxic material is not permitted in the dumpster.


25.   Owners are required to notify the Board of Directors and the Marina Manager of any changes in their address, phone, or boat descriptions.  Also if their slip is leased, the owner must provide the renter’s address, phone, boat description and lease expiration date.  Owners are responsible for providing renters with a copy of the Rules and Regulations. Undeliverable, lost or returned mail will not be a valid excuse for nonpayment or late payments.


26.   On an annual basis, all boat owners docked in the Marina must provide proof of a Marine Policy with liability insurance of no less than $300,000.00 and to include Pollution-/Spill Liability coverage of maximum determined by the US Federal Government (currently $939,800.00). Current proof of insurance must be submitted to the Board prior to any vessel entering the Marina. There is no remedy to this rule other than removal of the vessel from the Marina


27.   All power boats are required to be current with State Licensing or with U. S. Coast Guard Documentation and must be capable of leaving the Marina under their own power. The Board may require verification as to the status of the above at the Boards discretion.

28.   Weather covering/shrink wrap may be present on boats only during the winter season.  Any extension beyond the winter season must be requested in writing and approved by the Board.


29.   Boat length is limited by the restrictions in the original deed.  In the absence of a deed restriction, the following length restrictions generally apply:


A-Dock (North Side)

55’ L.O.A

A-Dock (South Side)

42’ L.O.A.


42’ L.O.A


36’ L.O.A


28’ L.O.A.


24’ L.O.A


[At the time the Association accepts this rule - 2005] boats exceeding specified deed restrictions are considered “grandfathered” until the sale of the boat or slip.  Grandfathering is not transferable to subsequent boats or slip owners.


30.   Disorderly, indecent, offensive or lewd conduct and behavior that might reasonably be expected to cause injury to life or damage to property is not permitted.  Owners, renters and guests and their watercraft are subject to expulsion and any other subsequent legal action as determined appropriate.


31.   Any Owner subject to ongoing foreclosure proceedings are barred from using any TLMA facilities including the subject boat slip unit.


32.   The exterior of all vessels must be kept reasonably clean and orderly at all times.  The owner of any vessel deemed in violation of this rule will be given a specific list of deficiencies that must be corrected within 30 days of notice by the Association.


33.   No owner may store a derelict, unserviceable, abandoned, or otherwise neglected vessel within the marina.  Any vessel deemed to be in such a derelict state must be removed from the marina within 30 days of notice by the Association.  There is no remedy to this rule other than removal of the vessel from the marina.


34.   Any owner who fails to correct a violation of any vessel related rule or regulation of the marina Association within 30 days will be fined $50 and an additional $100 per month thereafter.  If after 60 days, the owner has still failed to correct the problem, the owner’s vessel or the renter’s vessel may be subject to removal by the Association at the owner’s expense.


35.   Any owner may protest any charge that appears on their fine notice.  This must be done in person to the Board of Directors at a regular meeting within 60 days of the original due date of the charge in question.  If the protest is found to have merit, the Board will endeavor to resolve the charges to the satisfaction of the owner.  No protests that are more than 60 days past the postmark of the fine notice will be considered.





Revised 10-20-2017