Nick Snyder
Parks and Waterways Director
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P: (208) 446-1275
F: (208) 446-1282

Physical Address:
10905 N. Ramsey Road
Hayden, Idaho 83835
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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Commercial Use of County Owned Facilities

Kootenai County has implemented a Commercial Use ordinance affecting all public marine facilities owned and/or managed by Kootenai County. This ordinance applies to any commercial operator or private citizen wishing to utilize County marine facilities for purposes other than recreational boating. A copy of Ordinance 402 and Resolution 2012-15 is available for downloading below, in addition to an application for a Commercial Use permit.

Commercial fees are as follows:

  • Advertising:
.10/square inch - $20 minimum fee
  • Concession:
7-day - $75; 30-day - $150
  • Vessel demonstration:
(in-state) - $200; Annual (out-of-state) - $500
  • Vessel repair:
Annual (in-state) - $200; Annual (out-of-state) - $500
  • Commercial transport:
Annual - $50 per lineal foot of moorage ($200 for vessel rentals)
  • Water sports activities:
(Event Permit) contact Parks & Waterways
  • Vessel fueling:
Annual - $500
  • Marine contractors:
Annual - $500

The following are County-owned facilities where Commercial Use Permits are required:

  1. Bayview Public Launch - Lake Pend Oreille
  2. Carlin Bay Public Launch- Lake Coeur d'Alene
  3. Fuller's Landing Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  4. Gould's Landing Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  5. Greensferry Public Launch - Spokane River
  6. Harlow Point Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  7. Harrison Docks and Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  8. Hauser Lake Public Launch - Hauser Lake
  9. Kidd Island Bay Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  10. Maiden Rock Public Launch - Spirit Lake
  11. Mica Bay Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  12. Spokane Point Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  13. Neachen Bay Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  14. Sunup Bay Public Launch - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  15. Turner Point - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  16. Upper and Lower Twin Lakes public launches
  17. Bell Bay dock - Lake Coeur d'Alene
  18. Bronze Bay Public Launch - Spirit Lake
  19. Fernan East Public Launch - Fernan Lake
  20. Fernan Park Public Launch - Fernan Lake
  21. Mowry State Park - Lake Coeur d'Alene

Please contact the Parks and Waterways office at (208) 446-1275 for more information.

File Downloads

The files listed below are in Adobe Acrobat Format. If you don't have the Acrobat Reader, you can get it here.

 View File     Waterways Code 
 View File     Resolution 2015-22 
 View File     Ordinance 480 
 View File     Commercial Use Permit Application 
Parks and Waterways
Mowry Park

Carlin Bay

Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
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