ORDINANCE # 5
ORDINANCE TO PREVENT THE DEFACING OR OTHERWISE INJURING SHADE
The Council of the Village of
Nashville ordain, that any person or persons shall not injure or deface any shade or other tree, in any street or alley of
this village, or on any lot not his own, or upon any of the public grounds in said village, either by fastening any horse
or other animal thereto, or in any other manner.
Penalties for Violation: Any person, firm, corporation, or other entity
who violates any term or provision of this Ordinance is responsible for a municipal civil infraction and shall be punished
by a civil fine of $50 for a first violation, $150 for a second violation, and $300 for a third or subsequent violation and
shall be liable for the payment of costs in an amount of not less than $9.00 and not more than $500.
shall take effect on the tenth day of July, AD 1878.
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