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08-26-2009 03:18 PM
trailblazer1229 I live off of the Magothy along Cattail Creek. My friend did some research for me regarding moorings. There is a ducument which he found on the internet from MD Dept. of Nat. resources and it looks like no permit is necessary. We figured you could buy all you needed at a hardware store. That being said, you have to follow a set of rules and restrictions relating to distances and navigable water ways. We did not research any further, but there is documentation out there to help you.
Permits

""The State does not require a permit for single recreational mooring buoys. The federal government requires no permit either, granting permission under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, a mooring buoy may bear ownership identification. We suggest using the state registration number, documentation number or vessel."
name.""Single Recreational Mooring Buoys
08-25-2009 01:09 AM
Stregabound Talk to the Annapolis Harbormaster at (410) 263-7973 about a private mooring permit. For a buoy on spa creek I know it takes years to get, but further up the Severn i've known people who have gotten the permit fairly quickly. Going through the USCG bureaucracy will just make you want to sell your boat.
07-25-2009 09:30 AM
T37Chef
DNR Link about mooring buoys

Single Recreational Mooring Buoys


Mooring buoys may not be established in the following areas:
  • Public shellfish beds;
  • Private shellfish beds, unless permission is obtained from the leaseholder;
  • Cable crossing areas;
  • Designated beach and swim areas in the Severn River; or in
  • Controlled ski areas in the Severn River.
07-18-2009 08:16 AM
Gladrags1 The USCG must have thought you were referring to the Severne River in Virginia (off the Mobjack Bay, I believe). The builder who put that house on Little Dobbins Island without any permits of any sort, has not had to pay any fines or consequences. He won all of the court cases. The only consequence was that the rest of US have to toe the line to the letter as the county now watches more closely.
07-18-2009 12:10 AM
dvuyxx Yes, I don't think that the VMRC applies to Maryland.

I just found this from USCG:
An unlighted mooring buoy is regulated by the state or territory whose waters the buoy is located in. A lighted mooring buoy is considered a private aid to navigation and must be permitted through the Coast Guard. If lighted, it shall display a white light at the top.
07-17-2009 09:57 PM
T37Chef Good to know, and much of a surprise.
07-17-2009 02:13 PM
sailingdog
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Originally Posted by tri413 View Post
When I asked the USCG about installing a mooring they replied:
exactly, how would this apply to someone in MARYLAND?????
07-17-2009 01:11 PM
tri413 When I asked the USCG about installing a mooring they replied:

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Sir you will need permit from the Virginia Marine Resource Commission, the United States Coast Guard and the Corps of Engineers. I would recommend you start at VMRC.
07-09-2009 02:27 PM
bloodhunter Don't know Yantz cove, but Cattail Creek where I lived was very narrow, had a lot of private pieres and a community marina. I bleived the check with the USCG was to determine whether a mooring was impeding access
07-09-2009 11:52 AM
JohnRPollard
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Originally Posted by dvuyxx View Post
Suprising update. It turns out that Anne Arundel Co, The State of MD, or any other governing body, does NOT require any permits of any kind for mooring buoys provided they do not impede private or public access such as private piers or public channels.
This is consistent with my understanding.
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