(a) All stakes, buoys or other markers placed by any person, except buoys placed by the state, so as to mark the divisional line, in whole or in part, between any private and any public or natural oyster, clam or mussel beds, in any waters of this state, shall have the name or initial of the owner plainly marked and visible at high water. Any corporation or person who fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall have committed an infraction.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 26-241
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
(b) A buoy marking oyster, clam or mussel beds pursuant to subsection (a) of this section or section 26-240 shall be constructed with rigid polystyrene foam or similar buoyant material. Such buoy shall support a vertical pole extending not less than ten feet above the top of such buoy and shall be tethered by a rope or line to an anchoring device of sufficient weight to maintain the position of the buoy. The vertical pole shall not exceed three and one-half inches in diameter at any point and shall not be constructed of a metallic material. A durable waterproof flag not less than six inches in height and eight inches in length shall be affixed to the top of the pole.