The recorded plat says the easement provides 'access to the waterfront for community residents benefit.' I live in a residential subdivision. Can I dock my boat to this dock without permission of the land owner?
The essential question is, WHAT community? If the waterfront is not associated with your residential subdivision, then you can only dock your boat to that dock in a life-threatening, emergency situation under the boating regulations. But regularly docking at someone else's dock without such a situation is trespass, plain and simple. You can perhaps apply to find out if you can purchase a seasonal right-of-access-and-dockage from the Community which has built the dock. Good luck.
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