Pier definition

Pier means any structure extending into navigable waters from the shore with water on both sides, built or maintained for the purpose of providing a berth for watercraft or for loading or unloading cargo or passengers onto or from watercraft. Such a structure may include a boat shelter which is removed season- ally. Such a structure may include a boat hoist or boat lift, and the hoist or lift may be permanent or may be removed seasonally.
Pier means any pier, wharf, dock, float, gridiron or other structure to promote the convenient loading or unloading or other discharge of vessels or watercraft, or the repair thereof.
Pier means a fixed or floating structure extending from land out over water, that is used primarily for fishing or swimming and not designed or used for mooring or accessing vessels.

Examples of Pier in a sentence

  • Torquay – Cowes:Competitors should depart Haldon Pier in the order described at the briefing, exit the harbour, turn to Port and then parade East-North-East along the outer wall of Haldon Pier at slow speed.

  • Podium presentations will take place on Haldon Pier, Torquay and at Cowes Yacht Haven according to the timetable.

  • The area will be redeveloped to create a high quality mixed use district with excellent connections to the Central Station, Heart of the City, and waterfront, including at Royal Pier / Mayflower Park.

  • There is a $1,363,000 advance from the Low-Income Housing Fund to the Redevelopment Agency Capital Projects Fund for Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund payments and Main Pier property acquisitions.

  • TORQUAYWet Pits Location: Haldon Pier, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2BGWet pits will be available from 10:30 to 15:00 on Sunday 27 August Competitors are reminded to keep to the starboard side of the channel when entering or leaving Torquay Harbour.


More Definitions of Pier

Pier means any structure, such as a dock, which extends into navigable waters from the shore, with water on both sides, and which is built or maintained for the purpose of servicing watercraft, providing a berth for watercraft, or for loading or unloading cargo or passengers onto or from watercraft. A pier may be an open−deck or solid−fill structure.
Pier means that portion of the support system between the footing and the manufactured home, exclusive of caps and shims.
Pier means a platform structure supported by piles in a water body that abuts the shore to provide landing for water-dependent recreation or moorage for vessels or watercraft and does not include above water storage.
Pier means a fixed moorage facility constructed outward from the river bank.
Pier means a permanent man-made structure built for use by the public extending from land out over the water.
Pier means dock, floating dock, and wharf.
Pier means a fixed platform above the water, perpendicular to the shoreline.