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For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings given herein. The word "shall" is mandatory and not merely directory.
(a) "Large trees" means those trees attaining a height of forty-five feet or more.
(b) "Medium trees" means those trees attaining a height of thirty to forty-five feet.
(c) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
(d) "Principal thoroughfare" means any street upon which trucks are not prohibited.
(e) "Property line" means the outer edge of a street or highway.
(f) "Public places" includes all grounds other than streets and highways, as those terms are defined in subsection (i) hereof, owned by the City.
(g) "Public trees" means all shade and ornamental trees now or hereafter growing on any street, highway or any public place.
(h) "Small trees" means those trees attaining a height of twenty feet to thirty feet.
(i) "Street" and "highway" mean the entire width of every public way, easement or right of way when any part thereof is open to use by the public, as a matter of right, for the purposes of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, and shall include alleys.
(j) "Treelawn" means that part of a street or highway not covered by sidewalks or other paving, lying between the property line and that portion of the street or highway usually used for vehicular traffic.
(k) “Shrubs” shall mean any low woody plant having several stems but no single trunk and being planted singularly or in groups.
(l) “Other plantings” shall mean any type plant or vegetation having no permanent woody stem, including flowers and ornamental grasses, and of no specific height.
(Ord. 93-4. Passed 1-4-93; Ord. 06-53. Passed 10-2-06.)