[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lindenhurst 8-28-1968 by Ord. No. 1-1968 as Ch. 76 of the 1968 Code of the Village of Lindenhurst. Section 177-3 and 177-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
All trees, shrubs, plants, flowers and lawns in or upon the streets, public places and parks within the Village of Lindenhurst shall be under the care and jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees.
No shade or ornamental tree or shrub shall be planted in any street, public place or park within the Village of Lindenhurst until a written permit therefor has been granted by the Board of Trustees.
Upon any public street, place or park within the Village of Lindenhurst, no tree or shrub, nor any stem, branch or leaf thereof, shall be cut, broken, removed or otherwise disturbed or interfered with in any way by any individual or by the officer or employee of any corporation without the written permission of the Board of Trustees or village horticulturist.
No person shall cut, deface, mutilate or in any way misuse any tree, shrub, plant, flower or lawn in or upon the streets, public places or parks within the Village of Lindenhurst; nor shall any vehicle, structure or horse or other animal be permitted to stand in such manner or position where it may cut, deface or mutilate the same. No building material or other material or debris of any kind shall be piled or maintained in any highway against any tree or shrub or cause any injury to any plant, flower or lawn upon the streets, public places and parks within the Village of Lindenhurst.
Application for permits heretofore referred to shall be filed with the Administrator Clerk of the village under the direction of the Board of Trustees, who, when so directed, shall, under such terms and conditions as the Board of Trustees may impose, execute and deliver said permits, for which no fee shall be charged.
[Amended 9-8-1987 by L.L. No. 13-1987]
Every person or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $50 nor more than $250 for a first offense and not less than $250 nor more than $1,000 for a second offense. Every person or corporation who has violated any of the provisions of this chapter shall also be liable to any and all restitutions which the village deems to be paid for any and all damages for each and every offense.