§ 12-39. Tree Declared Nuisance/ Dangerous.  

Effective on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • a) Any tree extending over a street, alley highway, or parking lot shall be trimmed by the property owner, or his authorized agent, on which the tree trunk is located, so as to provide a clear height above the street, alley, highway, or parking lot of not less than fourteen (14) feet.

    b) Any tree extending over a sidewalk, or multi-modal  trail shall be trimmed by the property owner , or his authorized agent, so as to provide a clear height above the sidewalk, or multi-modal trail, of not less than eight (8) feet.

    c) The property owner of any tree which extends over a street, alley, highway, parking lot, sidewalk, or multi-modal trail shall remove any and all dead branches from the tree which, if dislodged, are likely to fall upon the public street, alley, highway or sidewalk.

    d) In the event that the property owner fails to meet the requirements of this section, then the City may issue a written notice of violation to the property owner giving fifteen (15) days to correct the violation. If the violation is not corrected within the given period of time then the City has the option of correcting the violation at the property owner's expense.

(Ord. No. 2016-08, § 2, 06-21-16; Ord. No. 2018-06, § 3, 09-19-18)