123. (1) The Corporation shall plant trees on public streets and other public places within the City and take all such steps as may be necessary for the plantation and protection of trees on such streets and places.
(2) The Corporation may, in the prescribed manner and with the previous sanction of the Government, frame and enforce an Arboriculture plan.
124. (1) The Corporation may, and if so required by the Government shall, lay out and maintain within the City such public gardens as may be necessary for the recreation and convenience of the public, and such public gardens shall be maintained and administered in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
(2) For every public garden, there shall be framed and enforced, in the prescribed manner, a garden Development plan which shall provide for the development and improvement of the garden.
125. The Corporation may provide and maintain within the City such open spaces as may be necessary for the convenience of the public and such spaces shall be grassed, hedged, planted and equipped with such amenities and in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
126. The Corporation may, in the prescribed manner, frame and enforce Forest plans providing for the improvement, development and exploitation of forests and plant, maintain and work forests in accordance with such plans.
Nuisances pertaining to trees and plantations
127. (1) The Corporation may by by-laws determine the pests of tress and plants and provide for their destruction.
(2) If any land or premises within the City is grown with rank or noxious vegetation or undergrowth, the Corporation may by notice require the owner or occupier of such land or premises to clear such vegetation or undergrowth within a specified time, and if he fails to do so within such time, the Corporation may have such vegetation or undergrowth cleared and the cost incurred thereon by the Corporation shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the owner or occupier under this Ordinance.
(3) The Corporation may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, require the felling of any tree which is dangerous or the trimming of the branches of any tree which overhang and are likely to interfere with traffic or are otherwise inconvenient.
(4) The Corporation may, in the manner provided in the by-laws prohibit the cultivation of any crop which is considered dangerous to public health within such part of the City as may be specified.
Tanks and low-lying areas
128. The Corporation may, and if so re4quired by the Government shall, take such steps with regard to the excavation and re-excavation of tanks and the reclamation of low-lying areas as it thinks fit, or, as the case may be, the Government directs.