[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough of Rutherford Shade Tree Commission 7-29-1941 by Ord. No. 2-41. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Trees and shrubbery — See Ch. 120.
It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupant of any lands within the limits of the Borough of Rutherford to permit to exist within the trees or shrubbery on such premises, tent caterpillars or the nests of tent caterpillars.
[Amended 8-6-1991 by Ord. No. 2616-91]
The Borough of Rutherford and/or its agents may from time to time make an inspection of the trees and shrubbery within the Borough of Rutherford and may remove therefrom tent caterpillars, and, for that purpose, the Borough of Rutherford and/or its agents shall have the right to enter upon any and all lands in the Borough of Rutherford. The cost of operations shall be paid by the property owners.
Any person, persons or corporation who shall permit tent caterpillars in any trees or shrubbery on his, her, their or its lands or premises or lands or premises occupied by him, her, them or it, after notification, shall be subject to and pay a penalty of $25 for each offense. The Judge, however, before whom conviction is had, may fix the amount of said penalty not in excess of the maximum provided for herein.