Lake Norman Marine Commission

Lake Norman Marine Commission

Emergency InformationThe Lake Norman Marine Commission (LNMC) consists of 5 members appointed by the Counties bordering Lake Norman—Catawba, Iredell, Lincoln and Mecklenburg. As defined by the North Carolina 1969 State Statute, the LNMC is responsible for taking appropriate responsibility for Lake Norman and its shoreline area for all matters relating to or affecting public recreation and water safety. As part of these duties the LNMC maintains a Navigational Marker System, encourages and promotes Boater Education, works with Duke Power on lake development as part of their FERC license requirements, developed and manages a long range Aquatic Plant Management Plan for Hydrilla and works with county, town and state government agencies as well as other organizations and the public in addressing important lake issues.

The Marine Commissioners are easily reachable by the general public and are open to your comments and suggestions. Please contact the Marine Commission to volunteer or express your suggestions or concerns about Lake Norman.

Latest News:


I-77 widening over Reeds Creek to begin

Next Lake Norman Marine Commission meeting is March 13, 2017; 7:00pm; Charles Mack Citizens Ctr.

Contact list from the Catawba Riverkeepers for reporting problems on Lake Norman

Keeping up with navigation aids isn’t easy

State stocks Lake Norman with hybrid bass

On Lake Norman: Marine commission revises rules for charter boats