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<EM>If tree branches in people's yards hang down and hit people in the head when they walk by, is there a city regulation requiring they be trimmed?</EM>

According to the city code, the owner of the property is responsible for trimming the branches so they don't obstruct the light from any street light or obstruct the view of any intersection. There is supposed to be a clear space of eight feet above the surface of the street or sidewalk. The city has the right to trim trees on private property as well.

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