City of New Castle, DE
New Castle County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by The Mayor and Council of New Castle: Art. I, 6-7-1921 by Ord. No. 100. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administrator — See Ch. 5.
Disposition of real estate — See Ch. 64.
Tree Commission — See Ch. 74.
[Adopted 6-7-1921 by Ord. No. 100]
The Board of Water and Light Commissioners for the City of New Castle is hereby authorized and empowered to trim or to remove any tree or bush within the limits of the City of New Castle where the trimming or removal of such tree or bush is necessary for the safe and proper distribution by the City of Electric current and light along or over any of the streets, roads or alleys of the said city; provided, however, that any owner or occupant of the property along or on which such tree or bush is located, who disputes the necessity for the trimming or removal of such tree or bush, shall have the right to appeal to the Council of the city; and on being notified by such owner, in writing, of such appeal, the Board of Water and Light Commissioners shall cease such trimming or removal until the necessity thereof shall have been heard and decided by the Council of the city. In case of any such appeal, the President of the Council shall, if necessary, at once call a special meeting of Council to act upon such appeal, and the matter shall be heard and decided without delay.