New Orleans

Chasing fish in a city park is against the law.

Sec. 106-166. Fishing in parks without permission or during closed season prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to kill, take, snare, pursue, catch or have in possession any fish within the limits of the city parks without the authority of the board of commissioners of such parks or during the closed season, as…

New Orleans

You cannot plant trees on public highways

Sec. 106-217. Planting of trees, etc., in public places by private persons. No shade or ornamental tree or shrub shall be planted in any of the public highways, sidewalks, streets, neutral grounds or public places of the city by any person without the written permission of the parkway and park commission and any tree, plant…

New Orleans

Electric wires can’t be attached to trees.

Sec. 106-222. Electric wires, etc., not to be attached to trees. No person shall attach any electric wire insulator or any device for the holding of any electric wire to any tree growing upon any public highway of the city. Every person having any wire charged with electricity running through a public highway shall securely…

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,…