A. “Graffiti” means any unauthorized inscription, word, figure, painting or other defacement that is written, marked, etched, scratched, sprayed, drawn, painted, or engraved on or otherwise affixed to any surface of public or private property, to the extent that the graffiti was not authorized in advance by the owner or occupant of the property, or, despite advance authorization, would be highly offensive to a reasonable person and is not protected by the state or federal constitution.
B. “Graffiti implement” means an aerosol paint container, a broad-tipped marker, paint stick or etching equipment, brush or any other device that is of the type that has been used in the city of Monroe to create graffiti. Pens and pencils shall not qualify as graffiti implements. (Ord. 006/2007 § 1)