(a)   The Director of Public Works shall have control over all trees located within curb lawns, street rights-of-way and parks in the City and the planting, care and removal thereof, subject to the regulations contained in this chapter.
   (b)   Citizens wishing to plant, prune, or remove a tree in the curb lawn or public right-of-way must apply for a permit. Application for such a permit shall be submitted to the Department of Public Works and shall include the applicant's name and address as well as the location of the tree, species of tree to be planted, pruned, or removed, and such other information as the Director of Public Works may require.
   (c)   The Director is authorized to require as a condition to granting of approval for such work that the work be done in accordance with applicable American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and that the citizen assume all or part of the cost of such work.
   (d)   A person who violates this section is responsible for a Class E Municipal civil infraction and shall be subject to the civil fines provided in Section 202.98.
(Ord. 17-01. Passed 12-4-01.)