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No owner, master or other person in charge of a watercraft, and no engineer, or other person in charge of any engine room or machinery of any watercraft, and no owner, lessee, agent, employee or other person in charge of or employed in or about any pier, and no person along or upon the shore of any City waters, shall spill, throw, pump or otherwise cause oil of any description to be or float upon the waters of Cleveland. Any person causing oil to be upon the City waters as aforesaid shall remove the same and upon his or her failure to do so, the same may be removed by the City and the expense thereto shall be paid by and recoverable from the person causing such oil to be upon the water. The payment of such sum, or the maintenance of an action therefor, shall not be deemed to exempt such person from prosecution for causing such oil spillage.
(Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)