[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Warsaw at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person, firm or corporation shall cut, trim, mutilate, injure or destroy any tree in any street or public place, between walk and road, in the Village of Warsaw, except under the direction of an authority of the Village Board of said village. The Superintendent of Public Works is hereby authorized to permit, under his direction and supervision, the cutting and trimming of such shade trees.
No person, firm or corporation shall plant a tree or trees in any street or public place or village right-of-way except under the direction and authority of the Superintendent of Public Works of the Village of Warsaw. Poplars, willows and such other varieties of trees as the village shall decide undesirable shade trees shall not be planted. Trees that are approved by the Superintendent of Public Works shall be planted far enough apart to allow for ample growth.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.