[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Roselle 7-29-1960 by Ord. No. 1037. Section 110-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Article I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Shade Tree Commission — See Ch. 27.
Streets and sidewalks generally — See Ch. 102.
Zoning — See Ch. 118.
Editor's Note: This chapter is derived from Sections 14-1 through 14-7, Chapter 14 of the Revised Ordinances of the Borough of Roselle adopted 7-29-1960 by Ord. No. 1037. The remaining Sections 14-1, 14-2 and 14-3 of Chapter 14 of the Revised Ordinances have been included as Ch. 27 of this Code, entitled "Shade Tree Commission."
A person having control over a wire for the transmission of an electric current along a public highway shall guard trees through which such wire passes against injury from the electric wire or from electric current carried by it, by means approved by the Shade Tree Commission.
No person shall do or cause to be done any of the following acts upon a public highway, public place, park or parkway without the written permit of the Shade Tree Commission:
Cut, trim, break, climb with spikes, disturb the roots of or otherwise injure, spray with any chemical or remove any living tree or shrub, or injure, misuse or remove any structure or device placed to support or protect such tree or shrub.
Plant any tree or shrub.
Fasten any rope, wire, electric attachment, sign or other device to a tree or shrub or to any guard about such tree or shrub.
Close or obstruct any open space provided about the base of a tree or shrub to permit the access of air, water or fertilizer to the roots of such tree or shrub.
Pile any building material or make any mortar or cement within six (6) feet of a tree or shrub.
No person shall permit any brine, gas or injurious chemical to come in contact with the stem or roots of any tree or shrub upon a public highway.
No person shall hitch or fasten any animal to a tree or shrub upon a public highway or to any guard or support provided for the same, or permit an animal to bite or otherwise injure such tree or shrub.
No person shall prevent, delay or interfere with any lawful work undertaken by the Shade Tree Commission or its authorized agents.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.) or imprisoned for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both. All moneys so collected shall be paid to the borough and placed to the credit of the Shade Tree Commission, to be drawn upon by the Commission for its work.