§ 96.20  DANGEROUS TREES, MISTLETOE A NUISANCE.
   (A)   Any tree or shrub growing in a street tree area or public place which is endangering or which in any way may endanger the security or usefulness of any public street, sidewalk or other public place or the full and safe operation of public utility wires, is hereby declared to be a nuisance, and the City Manager may cause the same to be trimmed or removed. In the case of any such trees or shrubs in the private property portion of the street tree area, the City Manager shall notify the owner, or the duly authorized agent, in writing that such tree or shrub is a nuisance and should be trimmed or removed. Failure of the property owner or his duly authorized agent to remove or trim such tree or shrub within 30 days after receipt of the notice by the Manager shall be a violation of this chapter, and the Manager, may then remove or trim the tree or shrub and assess the cost against the property owner.
   (B)   Mistletoe growing in any tree in the city is hereby declared to be a nuisance. The Manager may cause mistletoe growing in any tree in the street tree areas to be removed. In the case of mistletoe growing on trees on private property portion of the street tree area, the Manager, or their duly authorized representative, shall notify the owner, or their duly authorized agent, in writing that such mistletoe is a nuisance and should be removed. Failure of the property owner to remove or to have such mistletoe removed, within 35 days from the date of the notice shall be in violation of this chapter and the City Manager may then remove, or cause to be removed such mistletoe and the cost of removal shall be assessed against the property owner.
(Ord. 2019-002, passed 1-22-2019)