Village of Roslyn, NY
Nassau County
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It shall be unlawful for any owner, lessee or occupant of any land or any part thereof in the Village to permit or maintain on any such lot or land any trees, shrubs or bushes or parts thereof which are infected or infested with organisms which cause or tend to cause disease, destruction or damage to such trees, shrubs or bushes by devouring the bark or foliage thereof and which spread by passing from such trees, shrubs or bushes to other trees, shrubs or bushes, thereby causing destruction and damage to the property of others and becoming a public nuisance.
A. 
It shall be the duty of any such owner, lessee or occupant of land to destroy and remove, by cutting, spraying, killing or by other effectual method, all organisms which cause or tend to cause disease, destruction or damage to such trees, shrubs or bushes or parts thereof as often as may be necessary to comply with the provisions of this article.
B. 
As part of any tree removal, it shall be the duty of any owner, lessee or occupant of any lot or land to destroy and remove any and all stumps. All stumps must be disposed of properly. The burying of stumps is prohibited.
A. 
If the provisions of the foregoing sections are not complied with, the Clerk/Treasurer of the Village shall serve or cause to be served a written notice upon the owner, lessee or occupant of any such lot or land requiring such applicant to comply with the provisions of this article. If such applicant is a nonresident of the Village, the Clerk/Treasurer of the Village shall mail or cause to be mailed such written notice to the last known address of such person as the same may appear upon the most recent Village assessment roll.
B. 
If the person upon whom the notice is served fails, neglects or refuses to comply with the provisions of this article within 10 days after such service or mailing of such notice, the Superintendent or other duly appointed officer or employee of the Village shall cause such organisms to be destroyed or removed by cutting, spraying, killing or by other effectual method, and the actual cost of such or additional cost in connection therewith shall be certified by the Superintendent or other duly appointed officer or employee of the Village to the Clerk/Treasurer of the Village and shall thereupon become and be a lien upon the property on which such infestation was located and shall be added to and become and form a part of the taxes from the date of such certification to the Clerk/Treasurer of the Village next to be assessed and levied upon such lot or land and shall bear interest at the same rate as taxes and shall be collected and enforced in the same manner as taxes.