Lake Diane Ordinances and Regulations

According to Amboy Township ordinances and state of Michigan regulations, Lake Diane is designated as no high-speed boating between the hours of:

No High-Speed Boating
7:30pm EDT (23:30UTC)
11:00am EDT (15:00UTC)

during daylight saving time periods.

LAKE DIANE – R281.730.11 – Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing/in-tow.

11. On the waters of Lake Diane, section 3, 4, 9, 10, and 34, T9S, R3W, Amboy township, Hillsdale county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day to:

  • (a) Operate a vessel at high speed.
  • (b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: October 25, 1985

R 281.700.3 High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited; time.

Rule 3. (1) On the waters of this state where special local watercraft controls have been established prohibiting high-speed boating and water skiing from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day, the hours shall be 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 a.m. of the following day when and where eastern daylight saving time is in effect.
(2) “Daylight saving time” means the advancing of the standard time by 1 hour, commencing at 2 o’clock antemeridian on the last Sunday of April of each year and ending at 2 o’clock antemeridian on the last Sunday of October of each year in conformity with the federal uniform time act of 1966.

History: 1979 AC, Eff. July 18, 1974.

Boater License/Certificate For general rules and regulations of boating in Michigan, please see the Michigan Boating DNR website for details about license requirements, defacto no-wake restrictions, distance requirements, and all the rules of the water.