569.12  MOORING RESTRICTED; TAMPERING.
   (a)   No person shall moor or anchor any vessel in a designated speed zone or water ski zone. No person, unless in distress and no other vessel is endangered thereby, shall moor to, anchor to, or tie up to any marker, aid, buoy, light, or other aid to navigation.
   (b)   No person shall operate or permit to be operated any vessel on the waters in this Municipality in violation of this section.
(ORC 1547.09)
   (c)   No person shall knowingly:
      (1)   Damage, remove or tamper with any signal, buoy or other aid to navigation;
      (2)   Sever the mooring lines of, set adrift or tamper with any boat that is moored or tied up on the waterway. 
(ORC 1547.92)
   (d)   Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 599.02.