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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ARBORICULTURAL SPECIFICATIONS AND REGULATIONS MANUAL. The written regulations and specifications prepared by the City Tree Board in accordance with §§ 40.205 through 40.209 of this code, which contain the regulations and standards for planting, maintenance and removal of trees, shrubs and other plants or city-owned property.
CITY-OWNED PROPERTY. Includes property within the corporate limits of the city which:
(1) Is owned by the city in fee simple absolute; or
(2) Is or has been impliedly or expressly dedicated to the public for present or future use for purposes of vehicular or pedestrian traffic or for purposes of a public easement.
PROPERTY OWNER. The record owner or contract purchaser of any parcel of land.
TREES, SHRUBS AND BUSHES. All trees, shrubs, bushes and all other woody vegetation, except lawn grass and flowers less than 24 inches in height, which are located on city-owned property hereinafter defined as lines on either side of all streets, avenues or ways within the city.
(1980 Code, § 14.402)