No person or firm shall engage in trimming, pruning, treating, or removing trees for consideration within the city, unless such person or firm shall first register with the City Clerk. The City Clerk shall issue the registration to an applicant upon the completion of the registration form and acknowledgment that the applicant is familiar and agrees to comply with the rules and regulations of the city.
Registration shall expire on December 31 of the year in which the registration was issued.
Upon conviction of a violation of any provision of this article, a fine in an amount of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) shall be assessed by the Municipal Court.
In addition to the penalties provided by this article, the registration of any person or firm violating any provision of this article shall upon conviction be revoked. Such person shall not be eligible to reapply for registration for one (1) year from the date of the conviction. Upon conviction of a second violation, such person or firm shall not thereafter be eligible to apply for registration.