City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Garbage and rubbish collection — See S.U. & P.S. Art. 951.
[Ord. 47-1958 § 8, passed 6-10-1958]
No garbage and refuse shall be deposited in any waters under the jurisdiction of the City.
[Ord. 47-1958 § 8, passed 6-10-1958]
No person shall use toilet facilities emptying into waters under the jurisdiction of the City when the boat is moored at a dock or pier where toilet facilities are available. When such facilities are not readily available, use of toilets on boats in City waters shall be limited insofar as is practical and possible in the interest of public health.
[Ord. 47-1958 § 7, passed 6-10-1958; Ord. 47-1958 § 303, passed 6-10-1958]
All boats not otherwise governed or regulated by Federal or State statutes and regulations shall be equipped as follows:
(a) 
Motors. No boat shall be powered or equipped with a motor of greater or lesser power than is compatible with safe operation.
(b) 
Life saving devices. Every boat shall carry a Coast Guard approved life preserver jacket, ring, buoy or buoyant cushion at all times for every person aboard.
(c) 
Fire extinguishers. All boats using inboard or outboard motors for propulsion, and all boats having flammable liquids aboard such as, but not limited to, gasoline or other fuel for lanterns or stoves, shall carry a Coast Guard approved fire extinguisher.
(d) 
Anchors. All boats shall carry at least one anchor of proper weight with sufficient line of ample length for any waters in which they are to be used.
(e) 
Lights. All boats shall show lights when operating from sunset to sunrise.
(f) 
Safety of equipment. No person shall own or operate a boat in waters under the jurisdiction of the City unless the same shall be powered and equipped so as not to endanger the life or property of persons occupying or likely to occupy the same or of persons or property in the vicinity.