378.10  OPERATION WITHOUT PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES PROHIBITED.
   (a)   No person shall operate or permit to be operated any watercraft on the waters in the Village:
(1)   Sixteen feet or greater in length, without carrying on board one type one, two, or three personal flotation device for each person on board and one type four personal flotation device;
(2)   Less than sixteen feet in length, including canoes, without carrying on board one type one, two, three, or four personal flotation device for each person on board.
   (b)   A recreational hybrid personal flotation device that is marked "REQUIRED TO BE WORN" may be used to meet the carriage requirements of this section if both of the following conditions are met:
(1)   The device is worn whenever the watercraft is underway.
(2)   The intended wearer is not in an enclosed space.  If recreational hybrid personal flotation devices with the marking "REQUIRED TO BE WORN" are not worn under these conditions, other personal flotation devices shall be provided to comply with the carriage requirements of this section.
   (c)   Each personal flotation device carried aboard a watercraft pursuant to this section shall be coast guard approved and in good and serviceable condition, of appropriate size for the wearer, and readily accessible to each person aboard the watercraft at all times.
(Ord. 2632.  Passed 9-18-91.)