The owner, or occupant, of any lot, piece, or parcel of ground abutting, or adjacent to any sidewalk over which there extends the branches of trees shall at all times keep the branches, or limbs thereof, trimmed to the height of at least seven and one-half feet above the surface of the walk. Whenever the limbs, or branches, of any tree, or trees, extend over sidewalks contrary to the provisions herein so as to interfere with the lighting of the street from street lights, or with the convenience of the public using the sidewalk, the Governing Body at any regular, or special meeting shall pass a resolution ordering the owner, or occupant, to cut, or remove, the obstructions within five days after having received a copy thereof from the Street Commissioner stating that the municipality will remove the branches and charge the costs thereof to the owner, or occupant, as a special assessment for improvements as herein provided, if the resolution is not complied with.
(1972 Code, § 8-202) Penalty, see § 92.99
Statutory reference:
   Streets and sidewalks; authority to prevent encroachment, see Neb. RS 16-210