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For purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AEROSOL PAINT CONTAINER. Any aerosol container that is adapted or made for the purpose of applying spray paint or other substances capable of defacing property.
BROAD-TIPPED MARKER. Any felt tip indelible marker or similar implement with a flat or angled writing surface that, at its broadest width, is greater than 1/4 of an inch, containing ink or other pigmented liquid that is not water soluble.
GRAFFITI. Any unauthorized inscription, word, figure, painting or other defacement that is written, marked, etched, scratched, sprayed, drawn, painted, or engraved on or otherwise affixed to any surface of public or private property by any graffiti implement, to the extent that the graffiti was not authorized in advance by the owner occupant of the property, or, despite advance authorization, is otherwise deemed a public nuisance by the Town Council.
GRAFFITI IMPLEMENT. An aerosol paint container, a broad-tipped marker or paint stick capable of scarring or leaving a visible mark on any natural or manmade surface.
MINOR. A person who has not yet reached 18 years of age.
PAINT STICK. Any device containing a solid form of paint, chalk, wax, epoxy, or similar substance capable of being applied to a surface by pressure and leaving a mark of at least 1/8 of an inch in width.
PERSONS. Any individual, partnership, cooperative association, private corporation, personal representative, receiver, trustee, assignee, or any other legal entity.
(Ord. passed 3-3-08)