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20.40.160 Disposition of Wood from Trees.

All wood removed from trees located in either public rights-of-way or public areas shall be disposed of at the discretion of the Forester who has complete authority for the disposal of said wood and debris. In the event that the wood is given to the adjoining property owner, the property owner shall sign an agreement holding the City harmless.

If the Forester determines that the cost of storage or sale of the wood is not commercially feasible, he/she may cause such surplus wood to be donated to such groups or organizations as may be designated from time to time by the Superintendent of Parks. It shall be unlawful to possess or dispose of any wood from any tree that has been cut or pruned in violation of the provisions of this Chapter. Publicly financed and privately financed street improvements under permit from the City Engineer are excluded from this Section.