(A)   No person shall throw, deposit, cause, or permit to be thrown or deposited, any glass, bottles, glassware, cans, garbage, waste, cigarettes, cigars or other tobacco products, or refuse of any kind on the beach front as defined in this chapter and any other beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, Masonboro Inlet, Banks Channel and waters and waterways in the town or any water adjacent to the beaches and shores of the town.
   (B)   Smoking is prohibited on the beach along the Atlantic Ocean from the southern line of Jack Parker Boulevard extended eastwardly to the high water line of the Atlantic Ocean to the northern line of the public parking lot immediately south of the Shell Island Resort Hotel extended eastwardly to the high water line of the Atlantic Ocean. For purposes of this section, smoking shall mean the use or possession of a lighted cigarette, lighted cigar, lighted pipe, or other lighted tobacco product.
   (C)   The Town shall post signs notifying the public that smoking is prohibited that meet the following requirements:
      (1)   State in English that smoking is prohibited.
      (2)   Be of sufficient size to be clearly legible to a person of normal vision and be conspicuously posted.
      (3)   Be posted in locations and at intervals reasonably calculated to inform the public of the prohibition of smoking on the beach.
('72 Code, § 13-l) (Am. Ord. 1674, passed 11-2-12)  Penalty, see § 92.99