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For the purpose of this article, the following words shall have the following meanings.
(A) COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES - Operations or businesses involving chartered sports fishing, commercial transport, commercial fishing, vessel or engine repair, vessel salvage, vessel rental, vessel sales, vessel schools, and other commercial uses of a vessel except for on-site minor vessel maintenance, repairs, or emergency services when the work or service is performed at the vessel's moorage.
(B) EASEMENT AREA - The water area immediately adjacent to land bordering the inland waterway which has been reserved by deed and tract map as a private easement for the adjacent land.
(C) FLOAT - A floating moorage, dock or structure intended to be used for tying fast or mooring a vessel which has been approved by the city.
(D) HARBOR - The Channel Islands Harbor of the county.
(E) INLAND WATERWAY - The network of artificial watercourses comprised of two principal channels interconnecting a diffused system of canals, and which is confluent to the harbor, extends therefrom in a northerly direction, and lies within the property circumscribed by Wooley Road, Victoria Avenue, Channel Islands and Harbor Boulevards.
(F) LIVE ABOARD - To reside on a vessel that is moored in the inland waterway between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. unless a person is actively engaged in making the vessel ready for leaving its moorage that same day.
(G) OWNER - The holder of the primary possessory interest in a vessel.
(H) PADDLE CRAFT - A raft, surfboard, kayak, canoe, inner-tube or other nondescript watercraft propelled solely by paddles or oars.
(I) REFUSE - Any discard or waste matter including garbage, sewage, offal and carcasses.
(J) SEAWORTHY - Except for paddle craft, a vessel which is currently registered by the State or is currently United States documented; capable of immediate movement with installed power if a power boat or under auxiliary power if a sail boat; and for vessels equipped with automatic bilge pump, the installed bilge pump and battery are fully operational.
(K) STRAY VESSEL - An abandoned vessel, a vessel the owner of which is unknown, and/or a vessel moored without the dockowner's permission.
(L) VESSEL - A watercraft of any description.
(`64 Code, Sec. 18.1-1) (Ord. No. 2484)