Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable 3-17-1994 by Order No. 94-093; amended 4-6-2000 by Order No. 2000-085 (Art. LV of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Tree height restrictions near airport — See Ch. 13.
Tree Warden — See Ch. 138, Art. I.
Christmas tree sales — See Ch. 141, Art. II.
Scenic roads — See Ch. 180.
Care of trees during excavations — See Ch. 404.
Subdivision Rules and Regulations —  See Ch. 801.
Article I Preamble; Purpose; Definitions

§ 221-1 Preamble.

§ 221-2 Purpose.

§ 221-3 Definitions.

Article II Permit Requirements

§ 221-4 Permit required.

§ 221-5 Applicability.

§ 221-6 Application.

§ 221-7 Clean up of brush and wood; stump removal.

§ 221-8 Reimbursement of Tree Warden's time.

§ 221-9 Verification of ownership.

§ 221-10 Utility emergencies.

§ 221-11 Supervision of all work on Town trees.

§ 221-12 Suspension of permit; stop-work order.

§ 221-13 Appeal.

Article III Trimming

§ 221-14 Compliance required.

§ 221-15 Pruning and trimming standards.

§ 221-16 Line clearance standards.

§ 221-17 Conflict with other laws.

Article IV Tree Removal and Replanting

§ 221-18 Tree removal permits required.

§ 221-19 Replacement of Town trees.

Article V Tree Planting Standards

§ 221-20 Listing of trees acceptable for planting.

§ 221-21 Spacing between street trees.

§ 221-22 Planting near curbs and sidewalks.

§ 221-23 Planting near street corners and fire hydrants.

§ 221-24 Planting near overhead utilities.

§ 221-25 Power of Town to plant, maintain and remove trees and shrubs.

§ 221-26 Installation of tree lights.

Article VI Tree Removal From Private Property

§ 221-27 Hazardous or diseased trees.

§ 221-28 Pruning trees which endanger public safety.

Article VII Trees on Public Property and Town-Owned Trees

§ 221-29 Plan for care of street and park trees.

§ 221-30 Harming Town-owned trees.

Article VIII Enforcement

§ 221-31 Severability.

§ 221-32 Violations and penalties.