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Nothing in this chapter or within the oak tree preservation and protection guidelines shall be deemed to impose any liability for damages or a duty of care and maintenance upon the City or upon any of its officers or employees. The person in possession of any property shall have a duty to keep the oak trees upon the property and under their control in a safe, healthy condition. Any person who feels a tree located on property possessed, owned or controlled by them is a danger to the safety of themselves, others or structural improvements on-site or off-site shall have an obligation to secure the area around the tree or support the tree, as appropriate to safeguard both persons and improvements from harm.
(§ 1, Ord. 937-NS, eff. November 14, 1986, as amended by § 3, Ord. 1534-NS, eff. April 9, 2010, and Part 3, Ord. 1610-NS, eff. January 15, 2016)