Click on the link below to open and print the form for Lake Entry. Please bring the completed form to hand to the Gate Keeper
HVLA Watercraft Sticker Procedures for 2023
IMPORTANT - IF YOUR BOAT WAS NOT ISSUED A GREEN STICKER LAST YEAR - YOU MUST APPLY AS IF THIS IS A NEW STICKER REQUEST
Please click on the link below to view the
This form will be sent to a three member team who will acknowledge receipt of your request within 24 hours. This does not mean stickers will be issued within that 24 hour period.
The following will be needed when requesting stickers:
New Watercraft Requests (Includes trailer where applicable)
Name of Resident
Current HVLA Address (Lot # if known)
A copy of the current Registration (Include trailer if Applicable)
Type of watercraft: Pontoon, Inboard/outboard boat, outboard
boat, PWC (Jetski)
All dues must be current
Upon review of the above. If watercraft is deemed compliant, a visual inspection of the watercraft will be conducted and stickers will be provided if it meets the HVLA Form - WCS-G (Watercraft Sticker Guidelines). Please see link above.
*Should a watercraft be denied, notification will be provided including why the team is denying the request. Resident will have an opportunity to correct issues or provide support in support of the original request.
Watercraft Sticker Email Contacts if need further assistance:
(you may have to copy & paste emails, depending on your computer settings)
Jeff Wilson at
or you may contact:
NEBRASKA BOATING LAWS
Some important Nebraska Laws (Click this link for all Nebraska Boating Regulations):
All motorized watercraft MUST have a Nebraska registration and MUST display the current registration numbers on the forward half of the vessel.
As of January 1, 2004, any motorboat operator (including personal watercraft) at least 14 but less than 18 must complete a Boating Safety Course and be in possession of a course certificate when operating the boat.
Children under 12 years old aboard any vessel must wear a USCG approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD).
Sail boats, canoes, rowboats, paddle boats and SWIMMERS always have the right-of-way.
Personal watercraft cannot under any circumstances be operated from sunset to sunrise.
All boats must use appropriate lights at night.
A vessel towing a person on water skis or similar devices carry a bright orange (skier down" flag, at least 12 inches square or at least 144 square inches in size) when a skier is down.
Boats must not follow a skier closer than 200 feet
Maintain a distance of 50 feet from all shorelines, docks and other watercraft.