Boat Docks – Designation of Spaces: 

The boat docks are part of the Common Property of the Community and as such, designated docking spaces can be assigned to Members for their exclusive use subject to the provisions of Section III B3 of the Declaration of Covenants & Restrictions for Piper’s Landing, Inc. and the conditions, procedures, rules, and regulations herein set forth.

  1. No member or guest may utilize a docking space for a vessel until such time as approved  An assigned space shall not be transferred to or used by another person who is not a Member, except as may be set forth herein.

  2. An assignee of a docking space may sub-assign it to a member for up to one (1) year.

  3. Each sub-assignment must first be approved by the Association in accordance with established procedures. No Member sub-assigning a docking space shall have any right to further sub-assign that dock.

  4. Responsibility for damages – Insurance:  Docking space assignees and their guests are responsible for all damages to docks, spaces, walkways, and the boat basin, including any electrical and water systems, caused by any act of the Member or their guests.  At all times while utilizing the docks and waterways, it is mandatory for members to maintain a minimum of $1,000,000 public liability insurance with the Association added as a named insured on the Policy.

  5. Marina Guests:  Members who have boating guests must notify the General Manager in writing, including the name of the guest and the name of the guest’s boat, at least seven (7) days in advance or as soon as possible.  Marina guests will be charged $1.00 per foot per day, which includes electrical and water systems, and may have a limited stay at the discretion of the General Manager.  Members are responsible for the conduct of their guests and are encouraged to familiarize their guests with the pertinent rules.

  6. Boating Accessories: A Member must obtain written permission from the General Manager to keep boating accessories (jet skis, canoes, kayaks, etc.) in the same dock slip as a boat.  Such accessories shall be kept within the length and width confines of his dock.  Permission to keep accessories in the assigned docking space may be revoked at the General Manager’s discretion if the slip is not maintained in a neat and orderly manner.

  7. Utilities:  Members shall have the concurrent right with the Association to use the water supplied by means of outlets in pedestals adjacent to their assigned dock space in return for regular monthly maintenance assessment. Separate charges will be billed to members for electricity based upon the usage as recorded by separate meters in the power pedestals.  Power cords shall be connected only to plugs dedicated to the assigned dock space.


Marina Conduct:

The following rules of conduct shall be followed by members and their guests:

  1. No part of the dock or its appurtenances will be modified without the advance written permission of the General Manager.

  2. The rules of the road and the navigation laws of the U.S.A. shall apply to all vessels approaching or leaving the boat docks. When a vessel enters the area, it shall come under the jurisdiction of the Association and its agents.

  3. The speed limit for vessels in the boat dock area is “IDLE SPEED-NO WAKE’.

  4. Noise shall be kept to a minimum at all times. Members shall use discretion in operating engines, generators, radios, and television sets, so as not to create a nuisance or disturbance.

  5. Cooking fires (charcoal, barbecue, or other) are not permitted on the docks, in boat cockpits, or on the decks.

  6. The docks and walkway areas shall be unobstructed.  The members and their guests shall not construct, place, park, or maintain anything on the docks, walkway areas, or horizontal walls and railings, except golf carts.

  7. No member or guest shall discharge any waste from any vessel’s holding tanks, toilets, or sinks nor pump any bilges, oil, spirits, or inflammable liquid into the waters around the boat docks.  Refuse and garbage shall not be thrown overboard, and the Association will not provide refuse and garbage collection service to the boat docks.

  8. No vessel may be utilized for lodging, temporarily or permanently, except guests at the discretion of the General Manager.

  9. Vessels docked in the lagoon shall be seaworthy and maintained in a manner that does not detract from the high standards of the community.  Maintenance is restricted to between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday.  Outside contractors must provide proof of Worker’s Compensation and Liability Insurance to the General Manager.  Boat owners are responsible for disposing of their own maintenance debris. Disc sanding and spray painting are prohibited.  Maintenance must be performed so as not to be a nuisance to others.

  10. All vessels must be tied to pilings during a storm event to ensure the structural integrity of the main dock and finger piers; deck cleats shall not be used.  Vessels in slips without pilings may be moved temporarily to empty slips with pilings before such an event.  In the event slips with pilings are not available, vessels must be removed from the marina for safety purposes.

  11. Members are responsible for the appearance of their vessels, keeping the decks free and clear of debris, bottles, papers, trash, or other unsightly materials at all times.

  12. All vessels using the facilities must have a crew capable of docking the vessel by them.

  13. Line Specifications. Request the correct size line required for your boat from the Commodore.