You can't make this stuff up.
But then, you had to see it coming, it just sounded too goofy for anyone to take seriously.
Especially not your city, or any government!
"We the people assume the authority to conduct an Ethics Tribunal for the Rights of Nature. We will investigate cases of environmental destruction, which violate the Rights of Nature.” Prosecutor for the Earth at the first Permanent Rights of Nature Tribunal in Quito, Ecuador.
Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth
(5) Mother Earth and all beings are entitled to all the inherent rights recognized in this Declaration without distinction of any kind, such as may be made between organic and
inorganic beings, species, origin, use to human beings, or any other status.
See also Wikipedia, Rights of Nature.