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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 20 Parks Chapter 20.40 Street Tree and Other Public Tree Regulations
20.40.120 Protection.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to attach or keep attached to any tree in or upon any public street, or to the guard or stake intended for the protection of such tree, any ropes, wires, chains or other device whatsoever, except that the same may be attached to any tree as support or protection thereof.

B. During the erection, repair, alteration or removal of any building or structure, it shall be unlawful for any tree to be injured or for any person in charge of such erection, repair, alteration or removal to leave any tree in or upon any street in the vicinity of such building or structure without a good and sufficient guard or protector as shall prevent injury to such tree arising out of or by reason of such erection, repair, alteration or removal.