As used in this chapter:
   (a)   Arboricultural Specifications and Standards of Practice for Village of Palos Park, hereinafter referred to as the Arboricultural Specifications Manual, means a manual prepared by the Village Arborist pursuant to this chapter containing regulations and standards for the planting, maintenance and removal of trees, shrubs and other plants upon Village-owned property.
   (b)   Arborist means the consulting Village Arborist.
   (c)   Property owner means the record owner or contract purchaser of any parcel of land.
   (d)   Trees, shrubs and other plants means all vegetation, woody or otherwise, except lawn grass and flowers less than twenty-four inches in height.
   (e)   Village-owned property means property within the Village limits that is:
      (1)   Owned by the Village in fee simple absolute; or 
      (2)   Implied or expressly dedicated to the public for present or future use for purposes of vehicular or pedestrian traffic or for public easements.
(Ord. 1993-18. Passed 3-29-93.)