For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. The word “shall” is mandatory and not merely directory.
   BOULEVARD. The area between the proposed or existing sidewalk and curb on a public street.
   CITY. The City of Owatonna, Minnesota.
   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS. The Director of Public Works of Owatonna, Minnesota, or a duly appointed representative.
   HOUSE-SIDEWALK. Private sidewalk running from the curb or roadway to the principal residence.
   LARGE TREES. Those attaining a height of 30 feet or more.
   PARK. All public parks having individual names.
   PERSON. Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
   PRINCIPAL THOROUGHFARE. Any street upon which trucks are not prohibited.
   PROPERTY LINE. The outer edge of a street or highway right-of-way.
   PROPERTY OWNER. The person owning such property as shown by the current records of the Steele County Treasurer.
   PUBLIC PLACES. All other grounds owned by the city.
   PUBLIC TREES. All shade and ornamental trees now or hereafter growing on any street or any public areas where otherwise indicated.
   SMALL TREES. Those attaining a height of less than 30 feet.
   STREET or HIGHWAY. The entire width of every public way or right-of-way when any part thereof is open to the use of the public, as a matter of right, for purposes of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
(1992 Code, § 660:00)  (Ord. 1058, passed 4-7-1992; Ord. 1232, passed 5-16-2000; Ord. 1330, passed 11-5-2003; Ord. 1556, passed 1-3-2017)