The City shall have the right to prune, maintain and remove existing trees, plants and shrubs within the lines of all streets, alleys, avenues, lanes, squares and public grounds, as may be necessary to insure public safety or to preserve or enhance the symmetry and beauty of such public grounds.  The City Tree Board may remove or cause or order to be removed, any tree or part thereof which is in an unsafe condition or which by reason of its nature is an injurious fungus, insect or other pest.
(Ord. 725/97, passed 3-5-97)