CHAPTER 20A. TREES.
Sec. 20A-1-160. Violation--Penalty.
(a) Any person violating any provision of this chapter or failing to
comply with any of its mandatory provisions shall be guilty of an infraction,
punishable as set forth in Section 1-3-7 of the Woodland Municipal
(b) Each person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each tree
affected and for each day or portion thereof that a violation of this chapter is
committed, continued or permitted to occur or continue.
(c) If, as a result
of a violation of this chapter, the injury, mutilation or death of a street
tree, heritage tree, specimen tree, or landmark tree occurs, the cost of repair
or replacement of such tree, including enforcement costs, shall be borne by the
person in violation of the chapter. The replacement value of tree(s) shall be
determined by a certified arborist in accordance with the latest revision of A
Guide to the Professional Evaluation of Landscape Trees, Specimen Shrubs, and
Evergreens, as published by the International Society of Arboriculture (I.S.A.).
Cost levied and paid pursuant to this subsection shall be in addition to, and
not in lieu of, any fine imposed pursuant to subsection (a).
(d) In addition
to the general penalty set forth above, any condition caused or permitted to
exist in violation of this chapter shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be
summarily abated by the city or director of public works in accordance with
Chapter 14A of the Woodland Municipal Code and other applicable provisions of
law. Each day such condition exists shall be regarded as a new and separate
(e) Nothing contained in this section shall limit the right of the
city council to authorize the city attorney or district attorney to seek or
obtain any other form of judicial relief, legal or equitable, to which the city
would be otherwise entitled. (Ord. No. 1230, § 4 (part); Ord. No. 1300
§ 4 (part).)