Watercraft Regulations

1.0 Purpose:

1.1 The Boat Registration Form represents the information needed to register a motorized or non-motorized watercraft that are operated, placed, or used on Grandview Lake.

2.0 Definitions:

2.1 Boat: Motorized or non-motorized watercraft, including but not limited to boats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, sailboards, jet skis, ice boats, snowmobiles, any of which is hereinafter also referred to in the Grandview Lake Rules and Regulations as “boat”

2.2 Boat Sticker / Decal: GLOA decal identifying approved Grandview boats. GLOA Lake Manager, GLOA Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee may apply decals to boats.

2.3 GLOA: Grandview Lot Owners Association – To contact the Grandview Lake office call 812-342-1219 or email gloa@p17.bf8.myftpupload.com or stop by the office at 5150 S 650 W Columbus, In 47201-8813. Office hours: Monday through Friday 1:00 PM To 5:00 PM

2.4 Lake Safety Chair: GLOA BOD member representing Lake Safety Chair.

3.0 Watercraft registration:

3.1 No boat shall be authorized to use Grandview Lake or be registered unless the same is: a. Owned by an owner of a lot fronting on Grandview Lake, or b. Owned by the renter(s) or leased by the renter(s) from the lot owner(s) of a lot fronting on Grandview Lake.The owner(s) of a lot, and their family and guests shall not use the lake by operating any boat during the term of any lease of such owner’s (s’) lot nor during the terms of the renter’s (s’) use of the lake.

3.2 No more than a total of three (3) renters of a lot shall be entitled to register a powerboat owned by the renter during a calendar year; however, no more than one (1) powerboat owned by a renter or leased by the renter(s) from the lot owner(s) of a lot fronting on Grandview Lake for use on Grandview Lake may be registered to any lot at any one (1) time during a calendar year. The registration of any such boat shall cease upon termination of the renter’s lease, and such boat shall be removed from Grandview Lake upon termination of the renter’s lease.

3.3 No decal will be issued to register any boat owned by a lot owner as long as the boat is registered as a renter’s boat or is registered to another lot owner.

3.4 Any lot owner who has rented a lot shall provide to the renter(s) a copy of these rules prior to the renter’s (s’) use of the lake and shall notify the Lake Manager or designee and provide the information as required on the form attached to these rules prior to such renter’s (s’) use of the lake.

3.5 Ownership of a boat can be established in the following manner. (Either a. or b. as indicated below): a. Title indicating real ownership for boats purchased after January, 1985; OR b. The BOD (“BOD” is the Board of Directors of the Grandview Lot Owners Association, Inc, .or GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee) may require a person to submit other proof of ownership of a boat. c. A determination of the BOD or GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee that ownership of a particular boat does not exist as represented will be considered as a violation of these rules and regulations.

3.6 Upon proper registration of a boat and if all conditions are met as stated herein, the GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee will issue decals for placement on such boat. All decals remain the property of the Association.

3.7 No boat shall be operated, placed, or used on Grandview Lake unless the decals issued by the GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee and lot number of the lot to which the boat is registered is displayed on the starboard (right) and the port (left) sides of the boat, with a minimum size of the lot number to be as determined by the BOD (Board of Directors of the Grandview Lot Owners’ Association, Inc.) from time-to-time unless the sides of the boat are not high enough to exhibit such decals and lot numbers in which case the Lake Safety Chair Chairman or his/her duly authorized agent shall determine the placement of the decals and lot numbers.

3.8 GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee, may issue a temporary decal to a lot owner or to a renter of a lot upon such terms and conditions and for such period of time as the GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee, in his or her sole discretion, determine.

3.9 Any lot owner wishing to test a boat for possible purchase may do so for a period of three (3) hours. The lot owner must accompany the boat at all times, and the GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee must be notified prior to the trial period.

3.10 The maximum number of motorized boats per lot shall be limited to four (4). Boats in excess of that number currently stickered may remain but may not be replaced.

4.0 Special Circumstances:

4.1 No boat shall be registered (decal applied) by the GLOA Lake Manager, Lake Safety Chair Chairman or their designee unless all dues and assessments of the Association (both past and present) have been paid in full on the lot to which the boat is registered and the owner(s) of such lot is a member of the Association in good standing. If any such owner is no longer a member of the Association in good standing, then the registration of all boats that are registered to such owner’s lot may be revoked by action of the Board of Directors of the Association and all of such boats shall be immediately removed from Grandview Lake and shall not be entitled to use Grandview Lake or any properties owned by the Association during such period of time that any owner of such boat is no longer a member of the Association in good standing.

4.2 See Section 4.1 above and Lake Rules Enforcement (See LAKE 004) procedure for penalties associated with breach of the above rules.

4.3 Boat registration form available at the GLOA Office or printing out: Click Here.