Town of Dover, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Shade Tree Commission — See Ch. 84.

Animals — See Ch. 113.

Handbills — See Ch. 207.

Parks and recreation — See Ch. 265.

Repairs to sidewalks related to shade trees — See Ch. 337, Art. IX.

Weed control — See Ch. 441.

ARTICLE I
Protection of Shade Trees (§ 366-1 — § 366-5) 

[Adopted 7-27-1970 as Art. 37 of the 1969 Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 5-28-1996 by Ord. No. 19-1996]

§ 366-1
Cutting or injuring trees. 

§ 366-2
Nailing items on trees. 

§ 366-3
Tying animals to trees. 

§ 366-4
Fastening items to trees. 

§ 366-5
Violations and penalties. 

§ 366-1 Cutting or injuring trees.

No person or persons shall maliciously or with evil intent fell, cut, injure, bore, bark or destroy any shade or ornamental tree standing, growing or being in any street, highway or public grounds in the Town of Dover.

§ 366-2 Nailing items on trees.

No person or persons shall nail, tack, paste or in any other manner affix any advertisement or notice of any kind or description on any shade or ornamental tree standing, growing and being in any street, highway or public grounds in the Town of Dover.

§ 366-3 Tying animals to trees.

No person or persons shall tie or fasten a horse or any other animal to any shade or ornamental tree standing or growing and being on any street, highway or public grounds in the Town of Dover.

§ 366-4 Fastening items to trees.

[Added 4-13-2004 by Ord. No. 9-2004
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former § 366-4, Violations and penalties, as § 366-5.
]

No person or persons shall tie, chain or fasten in any manner any bicycle, scooter or any type of equipment or device to any shade or ornamental tree standing or growing and being on any street, highway or public grounds in the Town of Dover.

§ 366-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,000, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.