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(a) Except in trucks and trailers licensed for and engaged in interstate commerce, any person who operates a truck, trailer or other vehicle upon any public street in the City for the purpose of transporting five or more cut trees, or 100 pounds or more of boughs, of any species of pine, spruce, fir, hemlock or other narrow-leafed or broadleafed evergreen tree or shrub, shall have upon his person during such transporting a bill of sale for such trees or boughs signed by the owner or custodian of the lands from which such trees or boughs were cut and removed and containing:
(1) The date of sale;
(2) The number and species of trees, or pounds and species of boughs being transported;
(3) The name of the township, county and state where such lands are situated;
(4) The proper postal address of the landowner or custodian.
(b) If such trees or boughs have been obtained from a dealer in such goods, the bill of sale or invoice shall clearly show his name and the place of business from which the trees or boughs were obtained.
(c) This section does not apply to the transportation of trees or boughs by the owner or custodian of lands from which such trees or boughs were cut or removed.
(Ord. 42-59. Passed 12-14-59.)
(d) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.