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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to work for hire on the tree care of street trees within the city without a valid arborist’s certification and required license. Each applicant must provide evidence of possession of proper insurance, arborist’s certification, and meet the requirements as stated in the Arboricultural Specifications Manual.
(B) Cancellation or other termination of any insurance policy issued for or in compliance with the provision hereof shall automatically terminate any license, unless another policy complying with the provisions hereof shall be provided and in full force and effect at the time such cancellation or termination becomes effective.
(C) The minimum required liability insurance coverage is $1,000,000 for each occurrence (see Arboricultural Specifications Manual). A bond in the amount of $10,000 is to be submitted prior to application of license.
(D) The annual license fee shall be $50 paid in advance to the City of Noblesville. All licenses will expire on December 31 of each year.
(E) The Urban Forester may revoke the license when it has evidence of the contractor’s failure to apply principles of good arboriculture, and may hear appeals of any person whose application for a license has been denied.
(Ord. 13-3-90, passed 5-14-90; Am. Ord. 17-4-98, passed 5-24-99; Am. Ord. 8-3-09, passed 4-28-09) Penalty, see § 97.99