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(a) For purposes of this section the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) “Advertising sign” means any sign displayed on a watercraft, other than:
(A) The name of the watercraft and any required licensing, registration or identification markings displayed on the watercraft; or
(B) A sign identifying the owner of the watercraft and the principal business, occupation, service, commodity or entertainment conducted, sold or offered on the watercraft.
(2) “Advertising vessel” means any boat, barge, raft or other watercraft designed or used for the display of one or more advertising signs.
(3) “Chicago Harbor” means the harbor defined in Section 10-40-010 of this Code.
(b) No person shall operate or cause to be operated any advertising vessel within the Chicago Harbor. Violation of this section shall constitute a nuisance, and the corporation counsel is authorized to prosecute an action in the appropriate court for injunction against continuation thereof. In addition, any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than $200.00 and not more than $500.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation shall continue shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(Added Coun. J. 10-31-90, p. 22657)