This ordinance’s purpose is to monitor the operation of all Charter/Excursion Boats on Lake Norman in accordance with the Lake Norman Marine Commission’s (LNMC) “Charter/Excursion Boat Regulations”.  The Charter Boat committee has an Annual Meeting each year in March to review the necessary submittal forms for certifying that each boat has a Qualified Captain (a list of Captains being used is required), the necessary Insurance, Inspection by a Qualified Inspector and a Permanent Location at a Qualified Public Marina. If everything is satisfactory a new Charter Boat Permit for a year is issue effective April 1st of that year. In addition the Committee meets as required to review any reported problems or to review any requests for new charter boats.

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Charter FAQs – Is It a Charter?

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