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For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural include the singular, and words in the singular include the plural. The word "shall" is mandatory and not merely directory.
BOARD: The town of Sinclair tree advisory board.
COUNCIL: The Sinclair town council.
PARK TREE: Trees, shrubs, bushes, hedges and all other woody vegetation on land in public parks, public cemeteries, and all areas owned by the town, or other areas to which the public has free access as a park.
PERSON: Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or entity of any nature.
PUBLIC NUISANCE: Any dangerous or unsafe tree or portions thereof on streets, within any public right of way, in parks, on other public places or posing a hazard thereto.
STREET TREE: Trees, shrubs, bushes, hedges and all other woody vegetation on land lying between property lines within all public rights of way within the town.
TOWN: The town of Sinclair, Wyoming.
TREE TOPPING: The severe cutting back of limbs to stubs larger than three inches (3") in diameter within the crown to such a degree so as to remove the normal canopy and disfigure the tree. (Ord. 359, 1-7-2010; amd. 2014 Code)