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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 21.32 Enforcement

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Chapter 21.32
Enforcement

Sections:

21.32.010 Director of Streets.
21.32.020 Exemption of authorized emergency vessels and watercraft.
21.32.030 Aiding and abetting violation.
21.32.040 Emergency powers.

Prior ordinance history: Ord. 51391

City Counselor Ops.: 9996, 10270

21.32.010 Director of Streets.

The Director of Streets or his authorized agent and authorized personnel of the governments of the United States or the state of Missouri by virtue of their election or appointment shall have authority to enter upon and inspect any vessel or watercraft in the harbor. The Director of Streets or his authorized agent is charged with the enforcement of the provisions of this title. It shall be the duty of the Director of Streets or his authorized agent to make complaints for any violation of the same, or any part thereof, in the name of the City. This provision shall not operate to preclude the making of such complaint by any other person legally authorized to do so. The Director of Streets or his authorized agent is authorized to call upon the Police Department or any other authorized agency of the City for assistance in enforcement of any of the provisions of this title.
(Ord. 56707 1 (part), 1974: 1960 C. 298.010.)

City Counselor Ops.: 9617

21.32.020 Exemption of authorized emergency vessels and watercraft.

The provisions of this title shall be applicable to the operation of any and all vessels or watercraft in the harbor of this City, except that they shall not apply in the following cases:

To any authorized emergency vessel or watercraft actually responding to an emergency call or in immediate pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law, within the purpose for which the emergency vessel or watercraft has been authorized; provided that the provisions of this section shall not relieve the operator of an authorized emergency vessel or watercraft of the duty to operate with due regard for the safety of all persons using the City harbor nor shall it protect the operator of any emergency vessel or watercraft from the consequence of a reckless disregard for the safety of others; provided further, the provisions of this section shall in no event extend any special privilege or immunity in operation of an authorized emergency vessel or watercraft for any purpose other than for which the same has been authorized.
(Ord. 56707 1 (part), 1974: 1960 C. 298.030.)

21.32.030 Aiding and abetting violation.

It is unlawful to counsel aid, or abet the violation of or failure to comply with any of the provisions of this code.
(Ord. 56707 1 (part), 1974: 1960 C. 298.040.)

21.32.040 Emergency powers.

The Director of Streets or his authorized agent or other authorized personnel where necessary to expedite waterborne traffic or to prevent or eliminate congestion or the safeguard of persons or property or in the event of a fire or other emergency, may direct waterborne traffic.
(Ord. 56707 1 (part), 1974: 1960 C. 298.050.)

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