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- View Ordinance
- A local law designed to protect property owners who have desirable (and valuable) views. Typically, these ordinances allow property owners to insist on the trimming of trees that have grown and now block the view, so that the original view is restored, The property owner must pay for the trimming. View ordinances generally don't cover buildings or other structures that block views.