Borough of Forest Hills, PA
Allegheny County
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§ 25-301 Definitions.

[Ord. 655, 11/17/1976, § 2]
As used in this Part:
BOROUGH
The Forest Hills Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
PERSON
Any natural person or corporate entity. In the application of § 25-304 of this Part to a corporation, "person" means any of the officers thereof.
RIGHT-OF-WAY
The land within the ordained or dedicated limits of any public street, road, highway, thoroughfare, walkway or footpath in the Borough, or any land within the limits of any easement or right-of-way for storm or sanitary sewers or other utilities, including all easements in relation thereto in the Borough.

§ 25-302 Prohibited Trees.

[Ord. 655, 11/17/1976, § 1]
1. 
No person shall plant or cause to be placed on or within any right-of-way or easement of the Borough any of the following trees:
A. 
Willow - Salicaceae salix Sp.
B. 
Poplar - Salicaceae populus Sp.
C. 
Elm - Ulmaceae ulmus Sp.
D. 
Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum (no species).
E. 
Walnut.
F. 
Horse chestnut and buckeye.
G. 
Apple - Malus Sp. (not including those varieties commonly referred to as flowering).
H. 
Peach - Prunus Sp. (not including those varieties commonly referred to as flowering).
I. 
Pear - Pirus Sp. (not including those varieties commonly referred to as flowering).
J. 
Plum - Prunus Sp. (not including those varieties commonly referred to as flowering).

§ 25-303 Rules and Regulations; Administration and Enforcement.

[Ord. 655, 11/17/1976, § 3]
1. 
Council may adopt, by resolution, rules and regulations setting forth specific details consistent with this Part for the proper administration and enforcement of this Part.
2. 
The Ordinance Enforcement Officer is hereby charged with the administration and enforcement of this Part in accordance with any such rules and regulations passed by resolution of Council.

§ 25-304 Penalties.

[Ord. 655, 11/17/1976, § 4; as amended by Ord. 830, 3/18/1992; and by Ord. 976, 1/16/2008]
1. 
Any person, firm or corporation who violates a provision of this Part, or who fails to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for each violation, plus court costs and costs of prosecution incurred by the Borough, and in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment to the extent permitted by law for the punishment of summary offenses. Procedures for collection of fines and penalties for default of payment shall be in accordance with Chapter 1 of this Code.
2. 
A separate offense shall arise for each day or portion thereof in which a violation is found to exist or for each section of this Part found to have been violated. All fines and penalties for the violation of this Part shall be paid to the Borough Treasurer.
3. 
The Borough may also commence appropriate actions in equity or other to prevent, restrain, correct, enjoin, or abate violations of this Part.