New Orleans

It is illegal to decorate Christmas trees

Sec. 106-212. Cutting, spraying, etc., trees in public places prohibited. No person shall: (1) Cut, prune, break, climb, injure or remove any living tree in a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (2) Cut, disturb or interfere in any way with the roots of any tree on a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (3) Spray with any chemicals, insecticides or other oils; or whitewash any tree in a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (4) Place any wire, rope, sign, poster, barricade or other fixture on a tree or tree guard in a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (5) Injure, misuse or remove any device placed to protect any tree on a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (6) Place any sign, stationary or mobile, streamer, poster, bill or other advertisement anywhere on a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk. (Code 1956, § 43-23)

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