- local regulation.
1.The provisions of this chapter, and of other applicable laws of this state, shall govern the operation, equipment, numbering and all other matters relating thereto whenever any vessel is operated on the waters of this state, or when any activity regulated by this chapter takes place thereon; but nothing in this chapter prevents the adoption of any ordinance or local law relating to operation and equipment of vessels the provisions of which are identical to the provisions of this chapter, amendments thereto or regulations issued thereunder.
2.Such ordinances or local laws shall be operative only so long as and to the extent that they continue to be identical to provisions of this chapter, amendments thereto or regulations issued thereunder.
3.Any subdivision of this state may, at any time, but only after public notice, make formal application to the Commission for special rules and regulations with reference to the operation of vessels on any waters within its territorial limits and shall set forth therein the reasons which make such special rules or regulations necessary or appropriate.
4.The Commission may make special rules and regulations with reference to the operation of vessels on any waters within the territorial limits of any subdivision of this state.
Section 488.059 — Applicability; local regulation.,