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As used in this chapter, the following terms are defined in this section:
“City Manager” means the city manager of the city or his or here designated representative.
"Crown-drip-line" means the outer perimeter of an oak tree's canopy.
"Oak tree" means Valley Oak Tree (Quercus lobata), with a trunk diameter of two inches or greater at a point 4.5 feet above the root crown (Also referred to as "2 inches Diameter Breast Height (D.B.H.)"). "Oak tree" may also mean a "landmark tree." "Landmark tree" means any native or non-native tree recognized by city council resolution for its age, size, location, outstanding habitat value, superior beauty, historical, and/or cultural significance.
"Person" means individuals, associations, corporations, public agencies, joint ventures, partnerships, independent contractors, and other agents and employees.
"Pruning standards" means those pruning standards established by the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture dated 1995, as revised by the Society from time to time, and as amended by this chapter. (Ord. 2007-02 § 2 (part), 2007; Ord. 2003-07 § 1, 2003; Ord. 9907 § 2 (part), 1999)