Town of Bar Harbor, ME
Hancock County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bar Harbor 10-2-1990 as § 12.03 of the 1990 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, association, or corporation may, by permission of the Town Council, plant ornamental or shade trees by the sides of the roads or streets and shall have control of such trees with full authority to protect and preserve them and to use all lawful means for that purpose.
If any owner of land adjoining a road or street feels aggrieved at the location of a tree in front of his land, he may complain to the Town Council, which may, after notice to the person or association who or which planted the tree, order it removed.
If any person shall willfully mutilate or destroy any ornamental tree planted or that may hereafter be planted on any of the streets of the Town under § 185-1 such person shall be punished in accordance with the general penalty set forth in § 1-18 of this Code.