The Lake Norman Marine Commission reviewed the latest version of the new Rental Boat Regulations at its May 2023 meeting. Public comments are welcome and will be considered for the final version which will be voted on in June.
The new regulations are aimed at increasing the safety of those who rent boats on Lake Norman. They will require inspections and permits for each boat, liability insurance, and renter training requirements. The new regulations will be effective in January 2024. Please Use the links below to see the latest version of the regulation and the pre-rental checklist.
2023-09-06 Boat Rental Regulations
Pre Rental Checklist 0423
Click here to download a Best Practices Inspection form: