[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dedham as Ch. 13, Sec. 9, of the 1996 By-laws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Selectmen, before granting a written permission to move a building in any public street or way in the Town shall ascertain if the destruction or injury of any shade or ornamental tree, shrub, or any fixture of ornament or utility, standing in a street, way or enclosure adjoining the same, will be caused thereby, and if in such case, in the opinion of the Selectmen, such permission should be granted they may require the person applying to give satisfactory security to any person owning such trees, shrubs, or fixtures to indemnify him for any damage caused as aforesaid, before giving such permission.