§ 11.201. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
Act-The Conservation and Natural Resources Act (71 P. S. § § 1340.1011340.1102).
All-terrain vehicleAn all-terrain vehicle as defined in section 7702 of the Vehicle Code (relating to definitions).
Commercial activityAn activity in which a person directly or indirectly accepts consideration of value as compensation for the provision of goods or services, including transportation.
Crimes CodeTitle 18 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.
(i) The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources of the Commonwealth.
(ii) The term includes authorized officials of the Department.
Designated swimming area
(i) A swimming pool, wading pool or the area of a natural or artificially constructed pond, lake, stream, river, bay, tidal waters or other body of water, which is designated, developed, maintained and operated by a State park for swimming purposes.
(ii) The term includes the land, buildings, equipment and appurtenances used in connection with the body of water.
Fish and Boat CodeTitle 30 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.
Game and Wildlife CodeTitle 34 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.
(i) As defined in section 102 of the Vehicle Code (relating to definitions).
(ii) The term does not include a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle as defined in section 7702 of the Vehicle Code.
Official traffic-control devicesOfficial traffic-control devices as defined in section 102 of the Vehicle Code.
Permission of the Department or permitted by the DepartmentApproval obtained from a park manager or designee.
PersonA corporation, company, club, firm, association, society, partnership, joint stock company, governmental agency or individual.
PermitWritten approval obtained from a park manager or designee on a form prescribed by the Department.
Personal watercraftAs defined in 58 Pa. Code § 109.3 (relating to personal watercraft).
(i) A dog, cat or other animal that has been domesticated.
(ii) The term does not include bovine or equine animals or poultry.
SnowmobileAs defined in section 7702 of the Vehicle Code.
(i) An area under the jurisdiction of the Department acquired or administered as a park under section 303 of the act (71 P. S. § 1340.303) or designated or administered as a park under section 302(a)(12) of the act (71 P. S. § 1340.302(a)(12)).
(ii) The term includes:
(A) A State park.
(B) A State park preserve.
(C) A parkway.
(D) A conservation area as defined in § 44.1 (relating to defined) that is administered and managed by the Departments Bureau of State Parks.
(E) A State Park Natural Area as defined in § 17.2 (relating to State Parks Natural Area definition).
(F) An environmental education center administered by the Departments Bureau of State Parks.
(G) State park waters under § 11.203 (relating to State park waters).
Summer seasonThe period beginning on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and continuing through Labor Day.
VehicleAs defined in section 102 of the Vehicle Code.
Vehicle CodeTitle 75 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.
WatercraftAs defined in section 102 of the Fish and Boat Code (relating to definitions).
(i) A device used by a person to be towed through or on water behind a boat.
(ii) The term includes conventional water skis, aquaplanes, kneeboards, inner tubes, inflatable hot dogs and air mattresses.
(iii) The term does not include parasails, kite skis, and other devices intended to lift off the surface of the water.
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