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Trees along City Streets, etc.

This is Subtitle 53 of the Baltimore City Code, titled “Trees along City Streets, etc..” It is part of Article 07, titled “Natural Resources.” It contains 16 laws.

Editor's Note: Ordinance 00-005 repealed former Subtitle 40 in its entirety and substituted the following new subtitle, effective April 30, 2000. Part I. Definitions; General Provisions
§ 53-1
Definitions.
§ 53-2
Jurisdiction of Department of Public Works.
§ 53-3
Jurisdiction of Department of Recreation and Parks.
§ 53-4
Planting and care program.
§ 53-5
Public notice of tree removal.
§ 53-6 to 53-10
{Reserved}
§ 53-11
Permit requirements – Planting trees.
§ 53-12
Permit requirements – Treating trees.
§ 53-13
Permit requirements – Impeding roots.
§ 53-14
Permit requirements – Time for completing work.
§ 53-15 to 53-20
{Reserved}
§ 53-21
Injuring or defacing trees, etc.
§ 53-22
Breaking or hurting trees, etc.
§ 53-23
Inconsistent ordinances.
§ 53-24 to 53-25
{Reserved}
§ 53-26
Penalties.