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• <br />u <br />ORDINANCE NO. 725 <br />A'N ORDINANCE AMENDING <br />SECTION 4234 OF THE MU-, <br />NICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH PRO -, <br />HIBITING DIVING. JUMPING. <br />OR ENTERING THE WATER <br />FROM ANY PUBLIC BRIDGE. <br />PIER. WHARFw FLOAT IM- <br />MEDIATELY IN FRONT OF' <br />ANY SUCH- PIER OR WHARF, <br />PUBLIC- BULKHEADS. S E A - <br />WALLS. GROINS. OR JETTIES <br />OR NATURAL ROCK FORMA- <br />TIONS ON . CITY PROPERTY - <br />WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW- <br />PORT BEACH. <br />The City Council of the City of <br />Newport Beach does hereby or- <br />dain as follows: <br />SECTION 1. Section 4234 of the. <br />Municipal Code of the City of <br />Newport Beach is hereby amend- <br />ed to read as follows: <br />"Section 4234. Diving or Jump- <br />ing from Bridges. Piers and other <br />Public Property. It Is hereby de- <br />Glared unlawful for any person <br />or persons to dive, jump or enter <br />into the water from any public <br />bridge, public pier, public wharf, <br />public float immediately in front <br />of any such pier or wharf, pub - <br />Ale. bulkheads„ seawalls, groins, <br />or jUtties or .natural rock forma- <br />tions on,City property within the <br />_City of Newport Beach. Any per- <br />son violating the provisions of <br />this section shall be deemed <br />guilty of a misdemeanor." <br />SECTION 2. This Ordinance <br />is hereby declared to be an urg- <br />ency measure and necessary for <br />the immediate preservation of <br />the public peace, health and <br />safety, for the reason that it is <br />necessary to. take immediate <br />steps to prohibit the activities of <br />persons in diving, jumping or <br />entering the water from certain <br />public property belonging to the <br />City, .thereby endangering therp- <br />5elyes and the health and safety <br />of others now that the summer <br />,eeason -has commenced, and <br />.therefore, this Ordinance shall <br />'become effective immediately <br />upon its passage. <br />SECTION 3. This Ordinance <br />shall be published once in the <br />^Newport Harbor Ensign, a news. <br />paper of general circulation, <br />printed and published in the <br />City of- Newport Beach, and shail <br />be in force and effect Immediate- <br />ly upon the final passage there- <br />of. <br />The above and foregoing ordi- <br />nance was introduced at a regu- <br />lar meeting of the City Council <br />of the City of Newport Beach, <br />'held on the 28th day of June, <br />'1954, and was finally passed and <br />adopted on the 12th day of July, <br />1954, by the following vote, to <br />wit: <br />AYES, COUNCILMEN: BROER- <br />-ING, SMITH, MILLER, BENNETT, <br />'HILL. <br />NOES, COUNCILMEN: None. <br />'ABSENT COUNCILMEN: None. <br />DORA O. HILL, <br />Mayor. <br />ATTEST: C. K. PRIEST, <br />City Clerk. <br />Publish: July 15, 1954 <br />In the Newport harbor Ensign. <br />