NOTICE: Boyne water jumping ordinance


The City of Boyne City hereby ordains:

Sec. 34-9. – Jumping into bodies of water from man-made structures prohibited.


Jumping or diving into the Boyne River from any man made structure, or from any elevated height from any property owned by the City of Boyne City shall be prohibited.

(1) On property owned by the City of Boyne City, a person shall not jump or dive into Lake Charlevoix or the Boyne River from any man-made structure, or from any object higher than the river bank (including, but not limited to, docks, walkways, trees and fences).

(2) A person who violates subsection (1) is guilty of a Civil Infraction

(3) The City manager or his/her designee may authorize in writing, permission for exemptions to sections (1)
State Law Reference: 750.493e Jumping or diving from public bridge or overpass as misdemeanor

This ordinance shall take effect ten (10) days after its adoption and publication.

First Reading: May 14, 2019
Second reading: July 9, 2019
Enacted: July 9, 2019
Effective: July 24, 2019


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