Part 922 - NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY PROGRAM REGULATIONS  


Subpart A — General
§ 922.1 Applicability of regulations in this part.
§ 922.2 Mission, goals, and special policies.
§ 922.3 Definitions.
§ 922.4 Effect of National Marine Sanctuary designation.
Subpart B — Sanctuary Nomination Process
§ 922.10 General.
§ 922.11 Selection of nominated areas for national marine sanctuary designation.
Subpart C — Designation of National Marine Sanctuaries
§ 922.20 Standards and procedures for designation.
§ 922.21 [Reserved]
§ 922.22 Development of designation materials.
§ 922.23 [Reserved]
§ 922.24 Congressional documents.
§ 922.25 Designation determination and findings.
Subpart D — Management Plan Development and Implementation
§ 922.30 General.
§ 922.31 Promotion and coordination of Sanctuary use.
Subpart E — Regulations of General Applicability
§ 922.40 Purpose.
§ 922.41 Boundaries.
§ 922.42 Allowed activities.
§ 922.43 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.44 Emergency regulations.
§ 922.45 Penalties.
§ 922.46 Response costs and damages.
§ 922.47 Pre-existing authorizations or rights and certifications of pre-existing authorizations or rights.
§ 922.48 National Marine Sanctuary permits — application procedures and issuance criteria.
§ 922.49 Notification and review of applications for leases, licenses, permits, approvals, or other authorizations to conduct a prohibited activity.
§ 922.50 Appeals of administrative action.
Subpart F — Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.60 Boundary.
§ 922.61 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.62 Permit procedure and criteria.
Subpart G — Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.70 Boundary.
§ 922.71 Definitions.
§ 922.72 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Sanctuary-wide.
§ 922.73 Additional prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — marine reserves and marine conservation area.
§ 922.74 Permit procedures and issuance criteria.
Appendix A to Subpart G of Part 922—Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix B to Subpart G of Part 922—Marine Reserve Boundaries
Appendix C to Subpart G of Part 922—Marine Conservation Area Boundary
Subpart H — Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.80 Boundary.
§ 922.81 Definitions.
§ 922.82 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.83 Permit procedures and issuance criteria.
§ 922.84 Certification of preexisting leases, licenses, permits, approvals, other authorizations, or rights to conduct a prohibited activity.
§ 922.85 Review of State permits and leases for certain aquaculture projects.
Appendix A to Subpart H of Part 922—Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix B to Subpart H of Part 922—No-Anchoring Seagrass Protection Zones in Tomales Bay
Appendix C to Subpart H of Part 922—Northern Extent of Tomales Bay
Appendix D to Subpart H of Part 922—Special Wildlife Protection Zones Within the Sanctuary
Appendix E to Subpart H of Part 922—Cargo Vessel Prohibition Zones in the Sanctuary
Appendix F to Subpart H of Part 922—White Shark Approach Prohibition Zones in the Sanctuary
Appendix G to Subpart H of Part 922—Designated Area for Certain United States Coast Guard Discharges
Subpart I — Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.90 Boundary.
§ 922.91 Definitions.
§ 922.92 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Sanctuary-wide.
§ 922.93 Permit procedures and criteria.
§ 922.94 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Research area.
Appendix A to Subpart I of Part 922—Boundary Coordinates for the Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Research Area
Subpart J — National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
§ 922.100 Scope of regulations.
§ 922.101 Boundary.
§ 922.102 Definitions.
§ 922.103 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Sanctuary-wide.
§ 922.104 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Sanctuary-wide except in the Muliāva Unit.
§ 922.105 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities — Unit-specific.
§ 922.106 Management and enforcement.
§ 922.107 Permit procedures and criteria.
Appendix to Subpart J of Part 922—American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Subpart K — Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.110 Boundary.
§ 922.111 Definitions.
§ 922.112 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.113 Permit procedures and issuance criteria.
Appendix A to Subpart K of Part 922—Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix B to Subpart K of Part 922—Line Representing the 50-Fathom Isobath Surrounding Cordell Bank
Appendix C to Subpart K of Part 922—Designated Area for Certain United States Coast Guard Discharges
Subpart L — Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.120 Boundary.
§ 922.121 Definitions.
§ 922.122 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.123 Permit procedures and criteria.
Appendix A to Subpart L of Part 922—Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix B to Subpart L of Part 922—Coordinates for the Department of the Interior Topographic Lease Stipulations for OCS Lease Sale 171
Subpart M — Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.130 Boundary.
§ 922.131 Definitions.
§ 922.132 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.133 Permit procedures and criteria.
§ 922.134 Review of certain State permits and leases.
Appendix A to Subpart M of Part 922—Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix B to Subpart M of Part 922—Zones Within the Sanctuary Where Overflights Below 1000 Feet Are Prohibited
Appendix D to Subpart M of Part 922—Dredged Material Disposal Sites Adjacent to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Appendix E to Subpart M of Part 922—Motorized Personal Watercraft Zones and Access Routes Within the Sanctuary
Appendix F to Subpart M of Part 922—Davidson Seamount Management Zone
Subpart N — Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.140 Boundary.
§ 922.141 Definitions.
§ 922.142 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.143 Permit procedures and criteria.
Appendix A to Subpart N of Part 922—Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Subpart O — Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.150 Boundary.
§ 922.151 Definitions.
§ 922.152 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.153 Permit procedures and criteria.
§ 922.154 Consultation with the State of Washington, affected Indian tribes, and adjacent county governments.
Appendix A to Subpart O of Part 922—Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Subpart P — Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.160 Purpose.
§ 922.161 Boundary.
§ 922.162 Definitions.
§ 922.163 Prohibited activities — Sanctuary-wide.
§ 922.164 Additional activity regulations by Sanctuary area.
§ 922.165 Emergency regulations.
§ 922.166 Permits other than for access to the Tortugas Ecological Reserve — application procedures and issuance criteria.
§ 922.167 Permits for access to the Tortugas Ecological Reserve.
§ 922.168 [Reserved]
Appendix I to Subpart P of Part 922—Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Coordinates
Appendix V to Subpart P of Part 922—Sanctuary Preservation Areas Boundary Coordinates
Appendix II to Subpart P of Part 922—Existing Management Areas Boundary Coordinates
Appendix IV to Subpart P of Part 922—Ecological Reserves Boundary
Appendix VI to Subpart P of Part 922—Special-Use Areas Boundary Coordinates and Use Designations
Appendix III to Subpart P of Part 922—Wildlife Management Areas Access Restrictions
Appendix VII to Subpart P of Part 922—Areas To Be Avoided Boundary Coordinates
Subpart Q — Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
§ 922.180 Purpose.
§ 922.181 Boundary.
§ 922.182 Definitions.
§ 922.183 Allowed activities.
§ 922.184 Prohibited activities.
§ 922.185 Emergency regulations.
§ 922.186 Penalties; appeals.
§ 922.187 Interagency Cooperation.
Appendix A to Subpart Q of Part 922—Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale, National Marine Sanctuary Boundary Description and Coordinates of the Lateral Boundary Closures and Excluded Areas.
Subpart R — Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
§ 922.190 Boundary.
§ 922.191 Definitions.
§ 922.192 Joint Management Committee.
§ 922.193 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.194 Certification of preexisting leases, licenses, permits, approvals, other authorizations, or rights to conduct a prohibited activity.
§ 922.195 Permit procedures and criteria.
§ 922.196 Emergency regulations.
§ 922.197 Effect on affected federally-recognized Indian tribes.
§ 922.198 Procedures for determining watercraft and related items which sink on or after the date of Sanctuary designation to be an underwater cultural resource.
SUBPART S—MALLOWS BAY—POTOMAC RIVER NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
§ 922.200 Boundary.
§ 922.201 Definitions.
§ 922.202 Joint management.
§ 922.203 Prohibited or otherwise regulated activities.
§ 922.204 Emergency regulations.
§ 922.205 Permit procedures and review criteria.
§ 922.206 Certification of preexisting leases, licenses, permits, approvals, other authorizations, or rights to conduct a prohibited activity.
Appendix A to Subpart S of Part 922—Mallows Bay-Potomac River Marine Sanctuary Boundary Description and Coordinates of the Lateral Boundary Closures and Excluded Areas
Appendix B to Subpart S of Part 922—Mallows Bay-Potomac River Marine Sanctuary Terms of Designation
Appendix D—Northern Extent of Tomales Bay

Authority

16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq.

Source

60 FR 66877, Dec. 27, 1995, unless otherwise noted.

EditorNote

, Nomenclature changes to part 922 appear at 62 FR 3789, Jan. 27, 1997 and at 62 FR 67724, Dec. 30, 1997.