SECTION 1106.01. General Prohibition:
It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally damage, cut, carve, or otherwise alter any tree or shrub; to transplant, or remove any tree or shrub; attach any rope, wire, nails, advertising poster, or other contrivance to any tree or shrub; allow any gaseous, liquid, or solid substance which is harmful to such trees or shrubs to come in contact with them or their root systems; or set fire or permit any fire to burn when such fire or heat thereof will injure any portion of any tree or shrub on any property owned or controlled by the City of Sunfish Lake or to direct or authorize such activity or circumstance, without prior written authorization from the City Forester (as defined in Section 1103.03 of the City Code) or the City Council.
SECTION 1106.02 Penalty:
Subd. 1 Violation:. Violation of this ordinance shall be a misdemeanor, and any person convicted of a violation shall be punished by a fine, or imprisonment, or both, but in either case including the costs of prosecution thereof.
Subd. 2 Payment of Costs: In addition, any person who violates this ordinance shall be required to pay all costs of replacing the trees or shrubs so affected (refer to Section 1106.01), including but not limited to, all labor and equipment costs and the cost of replacement trees or shrubs, on an inch per basal or stump diameter inch basis, of species and quality such a determined by the City Forester or City Council. (Ord. 1988-1, 1/9/89)