Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Farmingdale 7-25-1932 by Ord. No. 27 (Ch. 96 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Open burning — See Ch. 250.
Landscapers — See Ch. 333.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 419.

§ 525-1 Jurisdiction.

All trees, shrubs, plants, flowers and lawns in or upon the streets, public places and parks within the Village of Farmingdale shall be under the care and jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees.

§ 525-2 Permits required to plant trees or shrubs in public places.

No shade or ornamental tree or shrub shall be planted in any street, public place or park within the Village of Farmingdale until a written permit therefor has been granted by the Board of Trustees.

§ 525-3 Permission required to disturb trees and shrubs in public places.

Upon any public street, place or park within the Village of Farmingdale, no tree or shrub or any stem, branch or leaf thereof, shall be cut, broken, removed or otherwise disturbed or interfered with in any way by any individual or by the officer or employee of any corporation without the written permission of the Board of Trustees.

§ 525-4 Tampering with or damaging trees or plantings in public places.

No person shall cut, deface, mutilate or in any way misuse any tree, shrub, plant, flower or lawn in or upon the streets, public places or parks within the Village of Farmingdale; nor shall any vehicle, structure or horse or other animal be permitted to stand in such manner or position where it may cut, deface or mutilate the same. No building material or other material or debris of any kind shall be piled or maintained in any highway or against any tree or shrub or cause any injury to any plant, flower or lawn upon the streets, public places and parks within the Village of Farmingdale.

§ 525-5 Applications for permits.

Application for permits heretofore referred to shall be filed with the Clerk-Treasurer of the Village, under the direction of the Board of Trustees, who, when so directed, shall, under such terms and conditions as the Board of Trustees may impose, execute and deliver the said permits, for which no fee shall be charged.

§ 525-6 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Every person or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty not to exceed the sum of 250 or 15 days' imprisonment, or both, for each and every offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 525-7 Revocation of permits.

All permits granted under this chapter are granted upon the express condition that the same may be revoked by the Board of Trustees.

§ 525-8 Effective date.

This chapter shall take effect August 20, 1932, or immediately as to any person or firm served with a copy of this chapter.