The Rising Sun-Ohio County Port Authority is accepting applications for the seasonal rental of limited dock space at the Rising Sun Public Boat Docks.  The 2020 seasonal rate is $15.00 per foot for boats up to 26 feet in length. For boats more than 26 feet, the rate is $20.00 per foot.

Boats must be moored on the inside (shore side) of the public docks only. No public utilities are provided, and all boats must have a certificate of insurance on file.

Click to download the Public Docks Application Form 2020. Applications are also available through the Clerk Treasurer’s Office at the Rising Sun City Building, 200 N. Walnut Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m Monday through Friday.

If you must come to City Hall to pick up an application, please remember the following COVID-19 restrictions:  enter through the North Walnut Street doors, wait for assistance in the lobby (limit two citizens in the lobby) and wear a mask.

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 19, 2019. Mooring spaces are granted on a preferential basis in the following order:

  1. City of Rising Sun and Ohio County Residents, by lottery selection.
  2. If spaces remain, all other applicants by lottery selection.

These spaces are NOT REFUNDABLE AND ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE BY THE APPLICANT. For further information please call 812-438-2475.