Sunbury Social Club    

                                                                                                                                                      By-Laws       Dock & Grove Policy  
       
 

The social club has about 48 boat docking sites and a double wide ramp. You can launch, only if you are a member and have purchased a launch permit which will cost you $25. If you wish to dock your boat the fee for the year is $300. the boater must build and share a dock. Dock sites are to be maintained by the dock rentee. See Dock and Grove Rules and Regulations. Greg Hoffman and Jason Neidig are in charge of the dock and grove committee. Members - Enjoy Your Club. Please be considerate of others. To help insure your safety, pleasure, and maintenance of the SSC property, please observe the following rules and regulations which are applicable to the dock, grove and ramp usage:


Grove Policy-
1. Return picnic tables to their original locations.
2. Consider other grove users. Boisterous, immoral, or indecent conduct
will not be tolerated.
3. No open fire building allowed. Only contained fires of a charcoal or gas
grill nature are permitted.
4. Charcoal embers should be disposed of in the SSC barbecue pit.
5. Trash, garbage, and all other litter shall be placed in containers
provided for this purpose, and shall be limited to litter accumulated
during the use of the grove.
6. Dumping on SSC property is prohibited.
7. No vehicles are allowed in the grove itself. Parking in and around the
launch area is restricted to vehicle launching vessels. Vehicles not
accompanied by a trailer must park in areas above or beside the
Club building.
8. Overnight camping, or pitching of tents is prohibited on SSC property.
9. Swimming in or around SSC waterfront is prohibited.

Launching Policy-
1. Members wishing to launch their vessels, utilizing the SSC launch
facilities, are required to purchase a Launch Permit.
2. A Launch Permit includes member use of Club Dock.
3. Launching permits shall be $25.00 and are good for one year (boating
season) and may be obtained through the SSC Dock and Grove
Committee.
4. To obtain a permit, contact the SSC Dock and Grove Chairman.
(see last page for phone #) You are required to provide the
following information: name, address, phone #, SSC membership
Insurance policy #, trailer registration, boat manufacturer, boat
name, length, color, registration #, and type.
5. Members will receive two nontransferable permit stickers. One
sticker must be visibly affixed to the left side of the vessel
windshield, or forward left front deck of a pontoon boat. The
second sticker is to be placed on the left of the neck or tongue
of the vessel trailer.
6. The SSC waterfront is located in a river wide “no wake” area.

Docking Policy
1. Members wishing to rent a dock space along SSC property and utilize the launch
facilities, are required to purchase a Dock Permit.
2. Dock space permits shall be $300.00 and are good for one year ( boating season)
and may be obtained through the Dock and Grove Chairman.
3. A dock permit includes member launching.
4. To obtain a permit, contact the Dock and Grove Chairman, you are required to have
the following information: name, address, phone #, SSC membership
Insurance policy #, trailer registration, boat manufacturer, boat
name, length, color, registration #, and type.
5. Members will receive two nontransferable permit stickers. One
sticker must be visibly affixed to the left side of the vessel
windshield, or forward left front deck of a pontoon boat. The
second sticker is to be placed on the left of the neck or tongue
of the vessel trailer.
6. All dock spaces will be assigned by the Dock and Grove Committee. The
chairman must be contacted in advance, and be present when
docks or pontoon type vessels are placed.
7. Dock size shall not exceed 4 foot in width, and must not extend into the
river posing difficulties to other boaters to maneuver into their
respective slips, or obstruct the no-wake area.
8. Dock placement is governed by slip # . All dock placement shall be
centered between low odd # and high even # . Example ( Slip #1,
Dock, Slip #2, Slip #3, Dock, Slip #4)
9. All dockage is subject to inspection by members of the Dock and Grove
Committee for safety. Any dock deemed unsafe, must be brought up
to standards within a reasonable amount of time, or be removed.
10. Absolutely no permanent dock construction is allowed. There will be
no drilling or permanent fastenings on the wall. Devices which are
used to help secure moored vessels or docks, ie.: stakes, pins,
ropes, etc., and encroach or extend onto the bank, shall not pose a
safety hazard or impair regular maintenance of Club property.
Rearranging of rip rap is prohibited.
11. Members are responsible for the maintenance of the bank in front of
their respective dock or vessel mooring, during the period of
occupancy. Grass shall be kept cut, and debris policed.
12. All vessels and dockage must be removed on or before the final lake
drain down in the Fall. This includes all steps, walkways, stakes
pins, etc., used in securing member boats or docks. Position
markers placed by the Dock and Grove Committee shall not be
removed or disturbed.
13. Dockage can be stored in a neat and orderly fashion on the Northeast
corner of the Club grove with prior arrangements through the SSC
Dock and Grove Committee.
14. Any dockage stored, unattended, or unused for one year will
automatically become the property of the SSC.
15. Dock permit renewal notifications will be sent out in April. Fees must be
collected no later than May 1st. Delinquent members will
have their docking privileges revoked.
16. A waiting list for available dock space shall be maintained by the
Dock and Grove Committee.
17. Members desiring to be placed on the dock space waiting list must
contact the Dock and Grove Committee Chairman.
18. The SSC water front is located in a river wide “no wake” area.

General
1. All boat slips must be occupied by water craft registered in name of the
boat owner, who shall be a SSC member. Only boats registered
by the SSC may be docked at assigned docks.
2. The SSC officers, employees, and members are not responsible for
personal property loss, damage or injury incurred on the premises.
3. Launch Service docks maintained by the Club at the launch ramp are to
be used for launch purposes only. Absolutely no mooring will be
allowed , anytime.
4. Use of the Club Dock (designated by the sign located at the end of the
dock) is solely for water craft displaying SSC Launch / Club Dock
permits.
5. One hour time limit is placed on use of SSC Club Dock.
6. No overnight mooring shall be allowed on SSC Club Dock.
7. All SSC members should help to enforce these rules.
8. Any grievance relative the Dock and Grove operations will be aired
through the Dock and Grove Committee.
9. Failure to comply with aforementioned policies, and infraction thereof
could result in loss of privileges, or subsequent Club suspension
with loss of fees.

Please direct your inquiries through this Committee.
REMEMBER, as SSC members, the care of the Club’s property is
everyone’s responsibility.

 
       
       
 

352 East Drive   Sunbury, PA 17801      570.286.9422