The purpose of this directive is to promote the safe and efficient operation of the harbour for all harbour users.
This directive applies to all harbour personnel and all users of the harbour.
10. STAY ON BOARD: Local Harbour user with a valid local permanent address, who qualifies for reduced long term moorage rates and that is not using his vessel as a primary place of residence.
1. Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and Regulations.
2. Government Property Traffic Act.
3. Warehouse Liens Act.
It is the responsibility of all harbour users to obtain harbour directives from the Harbour Authority office. The Harbour Authority does not accept responsibility for mailing or delivery of harbour directives, nor for ensuring that harbour users have familiarized themselves with said directives.
1. Harbour personnel or the Manager may enforce all HA directives by written or verbal instruction. Any person or persons who violate any HA directive and / or refuse to follow instructions given by HA personnel may be instructed to leave the harbour.
Anyone visiting or using the harbour or its facilities does so at his / her own risk. The Harbour Authority does not assume any responsibility for loss or damage to property or persons within the harbour.
Harbour Authority personnel reserve the right to board any vessel if required during the course of their duties. The Harbour Authority assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any incidental damage done to any vessel by any of its personnel during the course of said duties.
E. VEHICLE TRAFFIC
1. The Manager may establish traffic and parking regulations including the posting of signs as required for safety and efficient utilization of harbour premises.
2. Any vehicle parked in violation of HA signs or regulations may be towed at the owner’s expense.
F. GARBAGE / ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE
1. All garbage / recycling waste is to be disposed of in the appropriate waste containers provided.
2. Negligent deposition of garbage, oil, fuel or any other substance detrimental to the marine environment in the harbour’s uplands or water lots is strictly prohibited. Any person(s) caught polluting the marine environment may be prosecuted.
3. Deposition of household and construction refuse in harbour waste containers is prohibited
1. Any person whose conduct is threatening or physically or verbally abusive toward any Harbour Authority personnel may be charged accordingly, and / or be ordered to vacate the harbour.
2. Any behavior that unreasonably disturbs or creates a nuisance for other harbour users is prohibited.
3. Drinking of alcoholic beverages is prohibited unless on licensed premises or on private vessels. Use of illegal drugs is prohibited anywhere on harbour premises.
The Harbour Authority strongly recommends that children be accompanied by an adult at all times while on harbour property.
Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up animal waste
J. RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
1. Swimming, water skiing, scuba diving and operating any personal watercraft (i.e.sea-doos, etc.) are all prohibited within Harbour limits
2. Overnight camping on harbour property is prohibited.
III. MOORAGE CONDITIONS
A. VESSEL REGISTRATION
B. VESSEL IDENTIFICATION
Vessels in the harbour must have the following valid identification permanently and clearly displayed on the exterior of the vessel:
5. The HA reserves the right to allocate the use of any Moorage space as it deems necessary.
6. All owners / operators of vessels in the harbour must comply with al
E. LIVING ABOARD
F. STORAGE ON PIERS OR FLOATS
Dinghies and kayaks are not allowed on floats or piers. All dinghies must be stored in or on the owner’s vessel.
H. DELINQUENT BERTHAGE COLLECTION
The Harbour Authority reserves the right to inspect any of its rented or leased premises at any time. However, the Harbour Authority does not assume any responsibility or liability of any kind due to any failure to carry out inspections.
C. THEFT / DAMAGE / INJURY
1. The Harbour Authority shall not be held liable in any manner for the safekeeping or condition of the vessels or gear stored on its property. The Harbour Authority is not responsible or liable for any damages to or loss of vessels, their tackle, gear, equipment or property either upon said vessel or upon the premises adjacent thereto.
2. Should damage and / or personal injury result from violation of these regulations, the person in violation shall be held liable. Should any damage other than normal wear and tear be done to any HA float or structure for any reason, the person that caused the damage shall be held liable.
D. OTHER SERVICES
Any staff member disclosing confidential information, without prior approval as outlined in section B-2 of this directive, will be subject to disciplinary actions.
CUSTOMER SUGGESTIONS AND GRIEVANCES
The Harbour Authority is sensitive to the concerns of its users and is obligated to take reasonable action regarding valid suggestions and complaints. Harbour users should submit any suggestions or complaints in writing to the Harbour Manager or to the Ford Cove Harbour Authority Board of Directors.