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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AEROSOL CONTAINER. Any aerosol based container, bottle, spray device or other mechanism, which is adapted or made for the purpose of spraying paint, ink, dye, or other similar substance.
ETCHING TOOL. Any etching tool, glass cutter or other similar device that may be used to etch, scratch or mark a surface.
FELT TIP MARKER. Any indelible marker or similar implement with a tip, which at its broadest width, is greater than 1/16-inch, containing an ink, dye, or other similar substance.
GRAFFITI. Any unauthorized inscription, writing, word, figure, or design that is marked, etched, scratched, drawn, or painted on any surface, regardless of the nature of the material of the surface.
GRAFFITI IMPLEMENT. A felt tip marker, gum label, paint stick, graffiti stick, etching tool, or any other device containing paint, ink, chalk, dye, or similar substance which when used or applied is capable of defacing glass, metal, concrete, wood, plastic or other similar substances.
GUM LABEL. Any sheet of paper, fabric, plastic or other substance with an adhesive backing which, when placed on a surface, is not easily removable.
PAINT STICK or GRAFFITI STICK. A device containing a solid form of paint, chalk, wax, epoxy, or other similar substance capable of being applied to a surface by pressure, and upon application, leaving a mark at least 1/16 of an inch in width.
('86 Code, § 9.57.020) (Ord. 4251, passed - - )