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)