§ 93.020  REMOVAL, ALTERATION OR CULTIVATION OF ANY PLANT MATERIAL PROHIBITED.
   (A)   Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for any person to harvest, collect, dig up, cut, trim, break, set fire to, disturb or otherwise damage any vegetation within any park. This chapter does not prohibit a person from harvesting ripe fruit, nuts or mushrooms in amounts appropriate for immediate consumption or use by the person or his or her family except in areas specifically designated and posted as “No Harvest” areas. This chapter does not prohibit the harvesting of dead, dried and above-ground remains of herbaceous plants in amounts appropriate for personal use except in areas specifically designated and posted as “No Harvest” areas. This chapter does not prohibit any work or activities of employees of the Park Department. This chapter does not prohibit work or activities undertaken in accord with a specific permit issued by the Director of the Park Department or by the Park Board. A written contract with the Park Board shall be deemed such a permit.
   (B)   Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to plant, deposit, cultivate or place within any park any vegetation or seed thereof. This chapter does not prohibit any work or activities of employees of the Park Department. This chapter does not prohibit work or activities undertaken in accord with a specific permit issued by the Director of the Park Department or by the Park Board. A written contract with the Park Board shall be deemed such a permit.
(Ord. 12-177, passed 4-16-2012)  Penalty, see § 93.999