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 […]

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Owning a flower pot with water in it that isn’t capable of draining is considered a public nuisance.

Sec. 18-2. Weeds, trash, etc., as a public nuisance; removal by property owner or by city at owner’s expense; notice and hearing; lien for expenses. (a) The existence of weeds, trash, undergrowth, brush, filth, garbage or other refuse on any lot, tract or parcel of land within the city which has caused the property to […]

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