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19.16.045 Berthing Ships.

A.  No vessel may moor or berth next to City property without the Harbor Master’s prior approval.

B.  The Harbor Master may assign space for mooring and berthing of any vessel next to any City property.

C.  The person or owner in control of any vessel berthed pursuant to this Section shall be liable for all charges and expenses including water charges by the Bureau of Water Works and other special costs incurred or provided in connection with berthing, shall be liable for any other expenses connected with the ship during the period of being berthed at the seawall, and also shall be liable for any damages resulting from the berthing or continuance of mooring of the vessel.