(a)   Purpose. It is the purpose of this chapter to promote and protect the public health, safety and general welfare by providing for the regulation of the planting, maintenance and removal of trees, shrubs and other plants within the Village.
   (b)   Intent. It is the intent of Council that the terms of this chapter shall be construed so as to promote:
      (1)   The planting, maintenance, restoration and survival of desirable trees, shrubs and other plants within the Village; and
      (2)   The protection of community residents from personal injury and property damage, and the protection of the Village from property damage, caused or threatened by the improper planting, maintenance or removal of trees, shrubs or other plants located within the community.
(Ord. 1993-18. Passed 3-29-93.)