Administrative Measures For The Protection Of Ancient And Famous Trees In Ningbo City

Original Language Title: 宁波市古树名木保护管理办法

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(December 30, 2003 Ningbo Municipal People's Government at the 12th Executive meeting announced on January 6, 2004 Ningbo Municipal People's Government, the 116th) first to strengthen the management of ancient and famous trees protection, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.
    Article within the administrative area of the city of old trees, the protection of famous and ancient tree resources management, these measures shall apply.
    Article ancient trees in these measures refers to in more than a century old trees.
    Famous in these measures refers to precious and rare tree species, is of great historical, cultural and scientific value or have important commemorative trees.
    Ancient trees resources in these measures refers to trees in 80 to 100 years old. Fourth city management sector and the forestry sector (hereinafter referred to as old trees in city authority) is the ancient and famous trees, urban and rural Woods and ancient trees resources protection and management of administrative departments, is responsible for implementation of the measures.
    City Administration Office for city of ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources protection and management.
    Counties (cities), district (City) management and forestry sectors (hereinafter referred to as the County (City) departments, district of ancient and famous trees) are present in urban and rural areas within the administrative area of ancient trees, famous and ancient tree reserve resource conservation Administrative Department is responsible for the area of ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources protection and management.
    Ancient and famous trees, according to the following provisions of article v graded protection and management: (a) wood and trees 500 years or more old trees for protection, (ii) age of less than 300 to 500 years old trees for secondary protection; (c) the age of less than 100 to 300 years old trees for three levels of protection. Sixth article City County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector should regularly in this administrative within for ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources of survey, and according to following provides for identification and confirmed: (a) name wood and primary and secondary protection of ancient tree, by city ancient tree name wood competent sector organization identification, by City Government validation Hou reported Province Government confirmed, and reported State forestry administrative competent sector and construction administrative competent sector record; (ii) three level protection of ancient tree, by city ancient tree name wood competent sector organization identification,
    Confirmed by the municipal people's Government, and submitted to the provincial Department of forestry administration and construction administrative departments; (iii) the ancient tree resources, by County (City) departments, district of ancient and famous trees identified by County (City) and district people's Government acknowledges that the departments of ancient and famous trees.
    Ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources identification of standards and accreditation procedures, shall be determined separately by the Municipal Department of ancient and famous trees. Article seventh County (municipality), District Department of ancient and famous trees within the administrative area of ancient trees, famous and ancient tree resources registration, establishment of resource files, old trees in city departments, and by Convention number.
    List of ancient and famous trees by recognized people, the Government announced.
    County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector should to this level Government name in ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources around striking location established signs, marked tree name, and scientific name, and section is, and protection grade, and age, and State brand time, and trees number; on has special history, and culture, and research value and Memorial meaning of ancient tree, and name wood, should has text description.
    Eighth article County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector should with sibling planning sector, according to following provides, delineation ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources reserves: (a) name wood and primary and secondary protection of ancient tree, its reserves not is less than Crown vertical projection outside 5 meters; (ii) three level protection of ancient tree, its reserves not is less than Crown vertical projection outside 3 meters; (three) ancient tree reserve resources, its reserves not is less than Crown vertical projection outside 2 meters.
    Nineth in ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources in protected areas, steps should be taken to maintain the soil's water permeability, permeability, may not engage in digging soil and laying submerged pipelines, debris piled up, dumping of hazardous waste waste, incineration and the construction of buildings or structures and other activities. Existing buildings and structures in the reserves, in addition to laws and regulations should not be dismantled, but should be systematically removed.
    Finding endangered ancient trees, Woods and ancient trees resources of normal growth, survival, and County (City), District Department of ancient and famous trees should be required relevant units or individuals to dismantle, and give appropriate financial compensation. Protected areas within the building, rebuilding, expansion of construction works of ancient trees, logs and tree growth of reserve resources, units must be for the avoidance and protection measures.
    When planning a construction project planning permit issued by the competent authorities in covering ancient and famous trees and ancient trees resources shall first seek the advice, Department of ancient and famous trees. Tenth Article ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources of management responsibility by following provides determine: (a) growth in organ, and groups, and enterprises, and forces, and landscape places district, and forest park, and nature reserve, and forest and Temple temple with to range within of, by where units or business units management; (ii) growth in railway, and highway, and reservoir, and Lake Canal and rivers with to range within of, by railway, and highway and water sector is responsible for management; (three) growth in City Park Green, and production green, and protection green range within of,
    By City Green competent sector is responsible for implementation management; (four) growth in residential community or private house within of, by property management units or owners is responsible for management; (five) growth in rural collective all of non-forestry with ground of, by where town (Xiang) Government is responsible for implementation management; (six) other ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources, by where County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector is responsible for implementation management.
    11th the County (City) departments, district of ancient and famous trees should be signed with the management responsibility management responsibility.
    Changed management and protection responsibilities should be to the County (City) and District Management Department to deal with ancient and famous trees and protecting liability transfer. 12th old trees in city authorities should develop the ancient tree, famous and ancient tree resources management specification.
    Technical specifications for and protecting liability shall, in accordance with the management and protecting ancient trees, famous and ancient tree resources.
    Typhoons, severe droughts and other natural disasters, and protecting liability shall take protective measures in a timely manner.
    Management responsibility people found ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources has serious pest, and post-operatively, and endangered and the other exception situation of, should timely report County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector, County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector should in received report of day up 7th within Organization for rescue and complex strong, and will detailed situation contains into ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources archives.
    Ancient and famous trees and ancient trees resources death of management responsibility shall promptly to the County (City), the report of the Department of ancient and famous trees, after confirmation by the Municipal Department of ancient and famous trees, with clearly defined responsibilities, make a programme, to be cancelled, and according to the procedure for the record.
    13th ancient trees, famous and ancient tree resources of day-to-day management costs borne by the management responsibilities.
    Management responsibility there is difficulty in maintenance costs to be borne, and County (City), the competent authority for the management and protection of the ancient tree and famous tree subsidies.
    Cities and counties (cities), the district people's Government the establishment of ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources protection of special funds, used to reserve resources and ancient and famous trees and ancient tree rescue, restoration and protection of facilities, maintenance, and take responsibility for management and protection requirements are those subsidies.
    Encourage units and individuals to donation, adoption and other forms of participation in old trees, the protection of famous and ancient tree resources.
    14th County (municipality), District Department of ancient and famous trees in accordance with the following provisions of old trees, famous and ancient tree resources checked on a regular basis: (a) the famous and old trees that one once every six months and (ii) three levels for the protection of ancient trees and tree resources once a year. Trees found in a check of abnormal growth, management responsibilities should be required to take measures of protection.
    Check load old trees, famous and ancient tree resources archives.
    15th famous ban on transplants and one to protect ancient trees.
    Not allowed to transplant old trees and ancient tree resources.
    Due to major infrastructure needed transplantation of other ancient trees and ancient tree resources, should be in accordance with the State Council regulations on urban landscaping and the relevant provisions of the regulations on the rural landscaping in Ningbo city and approval procedures. Reserve resources and ancient and famous trees and ancient tree transplant and after 5 years of maintenance should be carried out by the professional green conservation units.
    Ancient and famous trees and ancient trees resources porting costs and the maintenance costs are covered by the application within 5 years after transplant units or individuals.
    16th article ban following damage ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources and subsidiary facilities of behavior: (a) cut; (ii) stripping loss bark, and climbed tree folding branch; (three) borrowed trunk do support real or leaning tree take shed; (four) in tree Shang carved designated, and knock nail, and hanging or winding items; (five) damaged trees of support, and enclosure facilities and the signs, related protection facilities; (six) other damage behavior. 17th article violation this approach provides, has following behavior one of of, by city or County (City), and district ancient tree name wood competent sector ordered its deadline corrected, and at 200 Yuan above 2000 Yuan following fine: (a) in ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources reserves within, engaged in mining take soil, and Pu buried pipeline, and stacked debris, and dumping harmful waste waste, and burning and built buildings or structures, activities of; (ii) in reserves within new, and alterations, and expansion of construction engineering effect ancient tree, and
    Name wood and ancient tree reserve resources growth of, units not proposed avoid and protection measures of; (three) violation this approach 12th article provides, management responsibility people not according to management technology specification for management, and not take protection measures or not timely report of; (four) ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources of transplant and the transplant Hou 5 years within of management, not by professional green conservation units for of; (five) damaged ancient tree, and name wood and ancient tree reserve resources of support, and enclosure facilities and the signs, related protection facilities of.
    18th article violates these rules, without authorization, logging, mining, porting, or conservation of ancient and famous trees, improper and other acts causing damage or death of ancient and famous trees, by the municipal or County (City), District Department of ancient and famous trees in accordance with the regulations on urban landscaping in Ningbo city and the relevant provisions of the regulations on the rural landscaping in Ningbo city will be punished.
    The regulations on urban landscaping in Ningbo, Ningbo city, and the rural landscaping Ordinance provided for the value of ancient and famous trees developed separately by the municipal people's Government.
    19th article violates these rules, damage to the ancient and famous trees, Woods and ancient trees resources and its related facilities, it shall compensate for the losses.
    20th of municipal and County (City) and District Department staff for neglect of ancient and famous trees and ancient trees, Woods and ancient trees resources damage or death, shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
                                          21st article this way since February 10, 2004.

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