971.19  SPECIFICATION FOR FLOTATION DEVICES
   No person shall operate or permit to be operated any watercraft on the waters of this City:
   (a)    Sixteen feet or greater in length, without carrying on board one type one, two or three personal flotation device for each person on board and one type four personal flotation device;
   (b)    Less than sixteen feet in length, including canoes, without carrying on board one type one, two or three personal flotation device for each person on board.
   Each personal flotation device shall be Coast Guard approved and in good and serviceable condition, of appropriate size for the wearer and readily accessible to each person aboard such watercraft at all times.  (ORC 1547.25)