The Vermont Statutes Online
Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters
Chapter 003 : CITY OF BURLINGTON
Subchapter 006 : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 209)
§ 209. Regulation of planting and care of trees in parks
The City Council shall have authority to direct and regulate the planting and preservation of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery in the streets and in the public grounds of said City; and to appoint a City Forester to superintend and regulate the planting and culture of such trees and shrubbery in said streets and public grounds, and to perform such other similar duties as may be prescribed. The City Council is also authorized to enact such rules and regulations as it may deem proper to carry out the purposes of this article. It shall have general care of all shade and ornamental trees and the shrubbery growing in the streets and public grounds of said City, and may direct the removal of any that it may deem detrimental or undesirable. No shade or ornamental trees growing in the streets and public grounds of said City shall be destroyed or removed except by leave in writing, first obtained from the City Council.