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(A) Certain areas of the Intracoastal Waterway designated as congested marine areas shall have a posted speed of “idle speed, no wake” for all watercraft. This speed limit shall apply between posted signs. “Idle speed, no wake” is the minimum speed of a boat to maintain its steerage way.
(B) Waterskiing or the operation of similar devices shall be prohibited in congested marine areas. Congested marine areas shall include the following.
(1) The Hillsboro Inlet as described in § 91.22(A).
(2) That section of the Intracoastal Waterway north of the N. E. 14th Street Causeway, starting at a point adjacent to the south boundary of the Merritt Canal and continuing east to a point on the north boundary of the Wahoo Canal posted by sign located on the west boundary of the Waterway at a point opposite 1621 N. Riverside Drive and on the south at a point on the east boundary of the Waterway beginning at the south lot line of 1317 N. Riverside Drive continuing on a line directly to the west boundary of the Waterway.
(3) The Atlantic Boulevard bridge and the area adjacent thereto as it intersects the Intracoastal Waterway bounded on the north by the northern property line at the City of Pompano Beach Public Park otherwise known as section 31, TC. 13c located just north of the condominium at 201 North Riverside Drive, for the east side of Intracoastal Waterway. This shall continue on a line across the Intracoastal Waterway to the western boundary which shall be as follows: the northern property line of the private residence at 2792 N.E. 5th Street State of Florida. This idle speed/no wake otherwise known as lot 21, block 10 of the Surfside Villas subdivision located in the City of Pompano Beach, County of Broward, zone shall be so designated by pilings installed in the Intracoastal Waterway at these two locations, the southern boundary of this idle speed/no wake zone shall extend south of Atlantic Boulevard to the south lot line of 160 S.E. 28 Avenue, for the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway. This shall continue on a line to the east side of the Intracoastal Water-way to centerline of 201 South Riverside Drive to the north lot line of 201 South Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, County of Broward, State of Florida. The southern boundary of this idle speed/no wake zone shall be so designated by signs posted on pilings at these two locations.
('58 Code, § 6A.14) (Ord. 69-69, passed 6-24-69; Am. Ord. 76-86, passed 8-3-76; Am. Ord. 88-82, passed 9-13-88) Penalty, see § 10.99