Fishing Pier Rules


  1. Public use of the Pier will be at patrons'' own risk. St. Tammany Parish provides no protection from the wildlife and or other risks of harm.
  2. Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. All fisherman shall dispose of fishing line properly so as to not harm or kill wildlife.
  4. Feeding of birds is prohibited.
  5. Each fisherman shall be properly licensed.
  6. Pets are not permitted.
  7. Diving from the Pier or from any Parish structure or property is prohibited.
  8. Swimming in any portion of Lake Pontchartrain in and around the Pier, Parish property or structure is prohibited and at each persons'' own risk.
  9. No fires, fireworks or cooking allowed on the Pier, Parish Property or structure.
  10. No glass containers or alcohol allowed on the Pier, Parish Property or structure.
  11. No cast nets or crab traps allowed on the Pier, Parish Property or structure. Crab nets are allowed on the fishing pier. (3 per person or 5 per group)
  12. No sitting or climbing on rails.
  13. No smoking allowed on wooden structure.
  14. All trash must be disposed of properly. Do not litter or throw anything in the water.
  15. No bicycles, skateboards or other wheeled conveyances allowed except those used by handicapped persons.
  16. Respect wildlife and the surrounding area and keep noise to a minimum.
  17. No business solicitation allowed on the Pier, Parish property or structure.

 

SEC. 16-160.1 ST. Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances
Trespassers on the St. Tammany Fishing Pier will be Cited