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The town shall have the right to cause the removal of any dead or diseased trees on private property within the town’s service area when the trees constitute a hazard to life and property, or harbor insects or disease which constitutes a potential threat to other trees within the town’s service area. The Town Tree Board will notify, in writing, the owners of the trees. Removal shall be done by the owners at their own expense within 60 days after the date of service of notice. In the event of failure of owners to comply with these provisions, the town shall have the authority to remove the trees and charge the cost of removal on the owner’s property tax notice.
(1995 Code, § 3-1065) (Ord. passed 6-3-1986)