(a)   For the purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      GRAFFITI. Any writing, printing, marks, signs, symbols, figures, designs, inscriptions or other drawings which are scratched, scrawled, painted, drawn or otherwise placed on any exterior surface of a building, wall, fence, sidewalk, curb or other permanent structure on a public or private property which has the effect of defacing the property.
   (b)   No person shall intentionally place graffiti on any surface located on public or private property.
   (c)   No owner of any property may allow graffiti to be placed on any external surface on the owner’s property. The owner of any property shall remove there from graffiti which has been placed thereon.
(1992 Code, § 26-39)  (Ord. 111-95, passed 9-5-1995)  Penalty, see § 10.999