§ 2. Dogue Creek No Wake Zone


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  • Whereas, the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia ("Board"), is authorized to establish "no wake" zones pursuant to Code of Virginia § 29.1-744(D) after notice has been given to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; and

    Whereas, the Board has considered the establishment of a "no wake" zone on Dogue Creek which will be located in the middle section of that Creek, created by the placement of eight buoys, creating a southern boundary and a northern boundary for the "no wake" zone; and

    Whereas, the establishment of the "no wake" zone described above would protect the public safety and prevent erosion damage to property that is adjacent to Dogue Creek; and

    Whereas, the Board has given prior notice of the adoption of this ordinance and the establishment of the "no wake" zone described above to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; now therefore, in consideration of the foregoing, be it

    Ordained that a "no wake" zone is hereby established in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Dogue Creek, creating an area in the middle section of that Creek, by the placement of eight buoys at the following locations:

    Buoy locations along the southern boundary of the No-Wake Zone

    (positions starting in the Northeast and proceeding to the Southwest)

    (spacing is [1] - then 335 feet - [2] - then 530 feet - [3] - then 335 feet - [4])

    Latitude Longitude
    1) 38°41′54.59″ N 77°07′03.76″ W
    2) 38°41′51.93″ N 77°07′06.28″ W
    3) 38°41′47.73″ N 77°07′10.26″ W
    4) 38°41′47.07″ N 77°07′12.78″ W

     

    Buoy locations along the northern boundary of the No-Wake Zone

    (positions starting in the Northeast and proceeding to the Southwest)

    (spacing is [5] - then 225 feet - [6] - then 375 feet - [7] - then 225 feet - [8])

    Latitude Longitude
    5) 38°42′01.85″ N 77°07′17.32″ W
    6) 38°42′00.80″ N 77°07′19.82″ W
    7) 38°41′59.04″ N 77°07′23.99″ W
    8) 38°41′57.98″ N 77°07′26.48″ W; and

     

    The "no wake" zone established on Dogue Creek By Appendix L shall be subject to the provisions of Section 83-4-12 of the Fairfax County Code, and any violation of Section 83-4-12 shall be punishable in accordance with Section 83-4-14 of the Fairfax County Code. (18-02-L.)