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19.16.095 Menace to Navigation.

A.  All refuse and debris in the waters of the port are declared to be public nuisances and menaces to navigation.

B.  It is unlawful for any person to throw or place or permit to be thrown or placed any such refuse or debris in the waters of the port or at a location where the refuse or debris may get into the waters of the port by high water or other means.

C.  Any such menace to navigation is subject to seizure by the Harbor Master without warrant or notice and is subject to summary destruction and abatement if this can be done without a breach of the peace or doing any unnecessary injury to other property.