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Important Announcement: Provisions of the Inland Lakes and Streams Act 451 to be enforced

In accordance with Gerrish Township’s Conceptual Lake Access Master Plan, the Gerrish Township Police Department announces that in partnership with the Department of Environmental Quality, we will be enforcing the provisions of the Inland Lakes and Streams Act 451. More specifically, we will be addressing the overnight mooring of boats that have been permanently moored without permit from the DEQ at road ends in Gerrish Township. To do so is a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00 for each violation. Gerrish Township Police would like to remind all boaters that they are entitled to usage at road ends that is concurrent to recreational use.