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(A) For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DEPARTMENT. The department of the city responsible for tree care.
PARK. All public parks having individual names, and all areas owned by the city or to which the public has free access as a park.
PROHIBITED SPECIES. Any tree of the species of poplar (Populus Sp.) willow (Salix Sp.) and box elder (Acer Negundo).
PUBLIC UTILITY. Any person owning or operating any pole, line, pipe or conduit located in any public street or over or along any public easement or right-of-way for the transmission of electricity, gas, telephone service or telegraph service.
STREET. All of the land lying between property lines on either side of all streets, highways and boulevards in the city.
TREE. Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, trees, shrubs, bushes and all other woody vegetation.
(B) The terms of this chapter, unless otherwise specifically stated herein, shall apply only to public streets, parkways, parks and other land publicly owned or controlled by the city.
(Prior Code, § 4.91)