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Beaches and Parks Rules and Regulations

  1. Beaches, parks and the boat ramp at Deep Creek are only for the use of property owners current in the payment of their maintenance fees, and their accompanied guests. Guest passes cannot be used for the launching ramp at Deep Creek Fridays through Sundays. Guest passes may be used for vehicles without trailers at Deep Creek during all regular park hours.
  2. All Cape St. Claire beaches and parks will be closed to everyone from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Violators will be subject to prosecution under the Maryland Trespass Law, Annotated Code of Maryland, Article 6-402/6-403. Conviction under this law may involve a fine of not more than $500 or a 3 month imprisonment, or both.
  3. Vehicles parked on community property must display their current assigned Cape St. Claire bumper sticker on the rear of their vehicle, or a guest pass hanging from the rear view mirror, or a temporary parking permit (issued for special events held at the clubhouse) inside the front windshield on the drivers side. Any unauthorized vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.
  4. No loitering is allowed in the community parking areas.
  5. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the beaches and no boats are allowed on the beaches or anchored at the beach waterline. This includes golf carts, motorized scooters or other On Road Vehicles (ORV.) ORVs may be parked on community owned parking lots with valid parking passes.
  6. Windsurfing is permitted outside of the designated swim area only.
  7. Consumption of alcoholic beverages IS NOT permitted on the beaches, in the parks, or in the community parking lots. Glass containers are not permitted at our beaches.
  8. Dogs on community property shall be on a leash and within their owner’s control at all times. Dog owners must clean up their dog’s waste. Bags are provided at the beaches for your convenience.
  9. No commercial use of the piers, beaches or parks is allowed
  10. The use of piers is limited to slip renters. Fishing and crabbing from the community piers continues to be prohibited, except from the fishing and crabbing pier at Lake Claire. Residents are also reminded that the boat piers are totally maintained and paid for by slip renters.
  11. Dumpsters on community property are for the use of people using these facilities, not for household refuse.
  12. Permission for social gatherings of 20 or more people at the beaches and parks must be requested in writing from the CSCIA Beaches and Parks Committee, and the appropriate permission form must be completed and signed by the sponsor(s). Social gatherings of more than 30 people will need special permission from the Beaches and Parks committee chair.
  13. Violators of these policies may be banned from CSCIA properties and trespassers will be prosecuted.

As of 7/1/2019