Any tree or shrub which overhangs any sidewalk, street or other public place in such a way as to impede or interfere with traffic or travel on such public way, shall be trimmed by the owner of the abutting property on which the tree or shrub grows. Dead trees or branches shall be removed from property.
Section 304.2 of the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code:
All exterior surfaces, including but not limited to, doors, door and window frames, cornices, porches, trim, balconies, decks and fences, shall be maintained in good condition. Exterior wood surfaces, other than decay-resistant woods, shall be protected from the elements and decay by painting or other protective covering or treatment. Peeling, flaking and chipped paint shall be eliminated and surfaces repainted. All siding and masonry joints, as well as those between the building envelope and the perimeter of windows, doors and skylights, shall be maintained weather resistant and water tight. All metal surfaces subject to rust or corrosion shall be coated to inhibit such rust and corrosion, and all surfaces with rust or corrosion shall be stabilized and coated to inhibit future rust and corrosion. Oxidation stains shall be removed from exterior surfaces. Surfaces designed for stabilization by oxidation are exempt from this requirement.
12.20.030 Trimming of obstructions—Removal of limbs.
A. Any tree or shrub which overhangs any sidewalk, street, or other public place in the village in such a way as to impede or interfere with traffic or travel on such public place shall be trimmed by the owner of the abutting premises on which such tree or shrub grows so that the obstruction shall cease.