California Code of Regulations
Title 14 - Natural Resources
Division 1 - Fish and Game Commission-Department of Fish and Game
Subdivision 1 - Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles
Chapter 9 - Aquaculture
Section 235.1 - Screening Requirements for Aquaculture Facilities

Universal Citation: 14 CA Code of Regs 235.1
Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 51, December 23, 2022

All bodies of water or private hatcheries registered for aquaculture purposes shall be entirely within the exterior boundaries of the land owned or leased by the owner of the facility. No aquaculture facility shall be built or operated on a natural water course or lake without the prior written approval of the department. Prior written approval is not required for aquaculture facilities constructed below a spring rising on private property.

For purposes of this section, waters existing seasonally or intermittently and not serving as a passageway or nursery area for anadromous fish are not required to be screened.

Except for those facilities using marine water, all artificial inlets and outlets of such bodies of water or private hatcheries used for aquaculture purposes shall be screened to prevent the ingress or egress of aquatic plants or animals.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 15200 and 15400, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 17,15102, 15202 and 15400, Fish and Game Code.

1. Amendment filed 12-2-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 49).

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