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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ABANDONED BOATS (ABANDON or ABANDONED). Any watercraft that has been moored, stranded, wrecked, sinking, or sunk, and has been left unattended for longer than 45 days. A watercraft is not ABANDONED if it is legally moored on private property. (S.C. Code § 50-21-10)
BOAT or VESSEL. Every description of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water, except a seaplane or a fishing raft. (S.C. Code § 50-21-10)
DERELICT VESSEL. A vessel that has been left unattended or is in significant disrepair, such that the condition may affect the seaworthiness of the vessel or affect the safety of the public or the environment.
PERSON. An individual, a partnership, a firm, a corporation, an association, or other legal entity. (S.C. Code § 50-21-10)
PUBLIC SAFETY. The Folly Beach Department of Public Safety.
(Ord. 22-20, passed 10-13-20)