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(A) No person shall plant any tree or shrub in any street, parkway or other public place without first having secured a permit therefor. Application for the permit shall be made to the Director of Public Works for approval.
(B) No person shall injure any tree or shrub planted in any street, parkway or public place.
(C) No person shall attach any sign, advertisement or notice to any tree or shrub in any street, parkway or public place.
(D) Any tree or shrub which overhangs any sidewalk, street or other public place in the village in a way as to impede or interfere with traffic or travel on the public place shall be trimmed by the owner of the abutting premises on which the trees or shrubs grown so that the obstruction shall cease. Any limb of a tree which has become likely to fall on or across any public way or place shall be removed by the owner of the premises on which the tree grows or stands.
(E) (1) No person shall attach any wire or rope to any tree without the permission of the Director of Public Works.
(2) Any person granted the right to maintain poles and wires in the streets, alleys or other public places in the village shall, in the absence of provision in the franchise concerning the subject, keep the wires and poles from and away from any trees or shrubs in the places so far as may be possible and shall keep all trees and shrubs properly trimmed, subject to the supervision of the Director of Public Works, to insure that injury shall not be done to the poles, wires, shrubs and trees by contact with wires.
(1981 Code, § 5.17) Penalty, see § 10.99
Trees, see Chapter 95