ORDINANCE NO. 08-004 RIVER RAISIN SPEED

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An Ordinance to amend Sections 492.01, Definitions and 492.02, Speed On River Raisin, of the Codified Ordinance of Monroe, Michigan.

THE CITY OF MONROE ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT OF 492.01.

Section 492.01 is amended as follows:

492.01 DEFINITIONS.

All words and phrases used in this chapter shall be construed and have the same meanings as those words and phrases are defined in Act 303 of the Public Acts of 1967, as amended (M.S.A. 18.1287(8)). (Ord. 75-007. Passed 5-5-75.)

RECREATIONAL VESSEL - Any vessel manufactured or operated for pleasure that is propelled or controlled by machinery, sails, oars, paddle, poles or another vessel SLOW- NO WAKE SPEED - A very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motor boat would be minimal

SECTION 2. AMENDMENT OF 492.02.

Section 492.02 is amended as follows:

492.02 SPEED ON RIVER RAISIN.

A. On that portion of the waters of the River Raisin, from Dam No. 6 located east easterly of the Canadian National Railroad trestle, downriver to Monroe Harbor buoy green can number 9, Latitude 41-54-01.764N, Longitude 083-21-24.408W, within the City of Monroe, County of Monroe, State of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a recreational vessel to exceed a slow - no wake speed,

SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY.

The various parts, portions, sections and clauses of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, section, phrase or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the Ordinance shall not be affected thereby.

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