Chapter 11.08
RESTRICTED AREAS AND OBSTRUCTIONS

Sections:

11.08.010    Restricted areas.

11.08.020    Obstruction – Moving of same.

11.08.010 Restricted areas.

In interests of safe navigation, life safety and the protection of property, the police chief shall designate restricted areas and testing courses or within 100 feet lakeward from any public swimming area; provided, that this section shall not apply to vessels or watercraft engaged in or accompanying the activity to which the area is restricted, nor to patrol or rescue craft or in the case of an emergency. (Ord. 06C-06 § 2; Ord. 99C-05 § 1; Ord. A-90 § 1, 1991).

11.08.020 Obstruction – Moving of same.

A. No master or person having charge of any vessel, watercraft or obstruction shall anchor the same in any anchorage or fairway, nor make the same fast to any buoy, pier or other structure owned by or under the authority and control of the city without first obtaining permission therefor from the police chief.

B. No master, owner or other person in charge of any towboat shall, while towing any vessel, watercraft or obstruction, obstruct any channel or fairway.

C. The police chief or any duly authorized officer of the police department shall have the power to cause the removal of any:

1. Vessel, watercraft or obstruction anchored in any channel or fairway or made fast to any buoy, pier or other structure owned by or under the authority and control of the city;

2. Towboat and/or its tow which is obstructing navigation in any channel or fairway;

3. Vessel, watercraft or obstruction lying at any pier in the harbor, which is obstructing any slip, fairway or other vessel or watercraft.

D. It shall be unlawful to fail to remove or refuse to remove any vessel, watercraft or obstruction after being requested to do so by any authorized officer of the police department. (Ord. 06C-06 § 2; Ord. 99C-05 § 1; Ord. A-90 § 1, 1991).