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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 370. Watercraft: in General
1/27/2020

4VAC15-370-60. Throughway Channel in Waters of Virginia Beach.

A. A throughway channel is established in the waters of the City of Virginia Beach from Bird Neck Point through Linkhorn Bay, the Narrows and Broad Bay to the mouth of Old Long Creek. The channel shall be clearly designated by appropriate channel markers approved by the department.

B. The throughway channel established by this section shall be used expressly for traversing the waters in which it is located. Such activities as fishing, crabbing, anchoring, water skiing, wind surfing and maneuvering of personal watercraft are prohibited. All cross traffic shall give way to vessels in transit in the channel.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501, 29.1-502, 29.1-701 and 29.1-744 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-04-1 § 6, eff. January 5, 1990.

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