(a)   All watercraft, except sailboats less than 16 feet long having a cockpit depth of less than 12 inches and except canoes, shall carry an anchor and line of sufficient weight and length to anchor the watercraft securely. The Chief of the Division of Parks and Watercraft, by rule, may exempt other types of watercraft from this section after determining that carrying such an anchor and line would constitute a hazard.
   (b)   No person shall operate or permit to be operated any watercraft on the waters in this Municipality in violation of this section.
(ORC 1547.26)
   (c)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(ORC 1547.99(C))