(A)   Expense allocation. Any tree, shrub or plant removed from any public street, alley or other public place at the request of any person shall be removed at the expense of such person.
('81 Code, § 12.20.050)
   (B)   Power not limited by chapter. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the powers of the Council to cause the removal of trees, shrubs or flowers for the protection of the public health or safety or for the purpose of opening, widening or improving any public street, alley or parkway.
('81 Code, § 12.20.060)