PARK TREE(S): Trees, shrubs, bushes and all other woody vegetation in public parks having individual names, and all areas owned by the town or to which the public has free access as a park, including town-owned cemeteries and grounds surrounding town-owned buildings.
REMOVE OR REMOVAL: The actual removal of a tree, by digging up, cutting down, or the effective removal through damage.
STREET TREE(S): Trees, shrubs, bushes, and all other woody vegetation on land lying between property lines on either side of all streets, avenues, or ways within the town.
TOWN ARBORIST: Any person employed or retained by the town wherein his/her capacity has obtained current certification from the international society of arboriculture (ISA) as a certified arborist.
TREE TOPPING: Tree topping is the severe cutting back of limbs to stubs larger than three inches (3") in diameter within the tree's crown to such a degree so as to remove the normal canopy and disfigure the tree.
TREE(S): Any self-supporting, woody plant of a species which normally grows at maturity to an overall height of a minimum of ten feet (10'), and is six inches (6") or greater in diameter at a height of four feet six inches (4'6") from the ground. (Ord. 166, 12-14-1999)