Boating Rules and Regulations

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This page provides clickable links to information concerning boating rules and regulations in the state of Georgia.

General Boating Information

Boating Handbook

Boating Laws

All boating laws are under O.C.G.A. Title 52, Chapter 7.  


Marine Event Permit

Applications for marine events must be received by the Boating Law Administrator at least 30 days prior to the event.  
Marine events with more than 10,000 participants and spectators must be received at least 90 days prior to the event.
The Event Coordinator must apply for the Marine Event Permit and submit to the Georgia DNR Region Law Enforcement Office in their area.

Click here for more information on Marine Event Permits.