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Every owner of any tree overhanging any street or right-of-way within the town shall prune the branches so that the branches shall not obstruct the light from any street lamp or obstruct the view of any street intersection and so that there shall be a clear space of eight feet above the surface of the street or sidewalk. The owners shall remove all dead, diseased or dangerous trees, or broken or decayed limbs which constitute a menace to the safety of the public. The town shall have the right to prune any tree or shrub on private property when it interferes with the proper spread of light along the street from a light or interferes with visibility of any traffic-control device or sign.
(1995 Code, § 3-1064) (Ord. passed 6-3-1986)