Chapter 16.20
DUTIES OF VESSEL OWNERS

Sections:

16.20.010    Registration.

16.20.020    Control and securing regulations.

16.20.030    Traffic lanes and mooring.

16.20.040    Snow removal.

16.20.050    Repealed.

16.20.010 Registration.

Every owner, master or managing agent of any vessel using the mooring facilities of the borough port and harbor facilities is required to register their name, telephone number, post office box and street address, and the name and number of their vessel, its length, width and registered tonnage, if any, with the harbormaster on forms to be provided by the harbormaster for that purpose, within eight hours after such vessel enters and moors at any float within borough port and harbor facilities. No slip or space shall be used until it has been assigned and the rental therefor has been paid. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.20.020 Control and securing regulations.

In addition to the duties of registering as provided in HBC 16.20.010, every owner, master or managing agent of any vessel using the moorage or other facilities of the borough port and harbor facilities (hereinafter called “user”) must:

A. Use all reasonable precautions in keeping the vessel in the user’s charge free from fire hazards of any type or nature.

B. Use all reasonable precautions in keeping the vessel in the user’s charge in a reasonably clean and sanitary condition, with special attention to pure water and sanitary toilets.

C. Use all reasonable effort and precautions in keeping the vessel in the user’s charge well secured, securely moored, properly fendered, with lines in reasonably fit condition, sufficiently pumped out at all times to keep the vessel afloat, and to otherwise attend the needs of the vessel to avoid attention by the harbormaster.

D. Use adequate precautions to lock up and stow and otherwise safeguard all movable gear and tackle.

E. Promptly pay all charges and taxes assessed or levied under this title, and all rentals and charges for utilities used on the vessel. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.20.030 Traffic lanes and mooring.

A. Traffic lanes are to be left free. Double mooring is allowed only at the direction of the harbormaster and transient moorage rates will apply.

B. No vessels shall be allowed or permitted to park in the approach to any of the floats mentioned in this title or so as to obstruct the approach in any manner except for the purpose of discharging freight or passengers.

C. Float plane moorage in the boat harbor shall be permitted at the float plane ramp or with the explicit direction of the harbormaster. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

16.20.040 Snow removal.*

It is prohibited to leave snow removed from vessels on any dock, float, or finger. (Ord. 12-01-281 § 4)

*    Code reviser’s note: See also HBC 16.28.005, Hazardous conditions.

16.20.050 Explosives.

Repealed by Ord. 12-01-281.