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No person shall, in or upon any public way, street, alley, park, playground, school, public building, public structure, wall, fence, post, sign, rock, monument, gravestone, tablet, public motor vehicle, or other public place or property within the City of Boston nor in or upon any private estate within the City of Boston, without the permission of the owner or person in charge thereof having first been obtained, nor in any way or manner otherwise prohibited paint, mark, scratch, etch, inscribe, injure, mar, destroy, tag, affix/apply a sticker to, or in any way deface such place or property. No person under eighteen (18) years of age, without such permission, shall carry or use (i) paint of any type or (ii) a non- water-soluble marker with a point, brush, or applicator with a width exceeding one-half (½) inch.
Each and every painting, mark, scratch, etching, inscription, injury, mar, destruction, tag, sticker, or defacement shall be considered a separate and distinct violation of this section. Each and every violation of this section shall be punished by a fine in the amount of three hundred ($300.00) dollars.
(CBC 1975 Ord. T14 § 258; Ord. 1986 c. 10 § 1; Recodified by Ord. 1991 c. 5 § 10; Ord. 1994 c. 14 § 2; Ord. 2007 c. 2 §§ 1, 2)