Harvesting of timber on your property is regulated by the Virginia Department of Forestry.
Any land disturbing activity, such as removing trees, on more than 2, square feet of your property requires a permit from Fairfax County. Contact the Engineer of the Day at to determine whether your land disturbing activity requires a permit. If a tree or tree limb from Park Authority property is hanging over your property, the Park Authority does not trim or remove these.
Removal of these limbs are your responsibility.
Please contact the Park Authority atTTY to report any dead trees or those that present a hazard. After hours, please leave a message. Tree Removal Permit Application (available online or at City Hall) Permit Application Fee: Individual Residential:All other Lots:A plan, aerial map, or survey showing the location of tree(s) to be removed Photographs of tree(s) An arborist’s report (if available).
Trees provide significant levels of environmental, social and economic benefits to our community. For over 30 years, Fairfax County has been proactive in raising awareness about the importance of trees and forests in our community. Learn More about Urban Forest Management in Fairfax County . ON THIS PAGE. Who To Call, News, Tree Benefits. Fairfax County has no legal authority to require the removal of hazardous tree (s) that are located on private property unless the tree (s) threaten the public at large.
Partners and Friends.
When there is a dispute between neighbors about a potentially hazardous tree, this is a civil issue and Fairfax County will not take action in these situations. Fairfax County has no legal authority to require the removal of hazardous tree (s) that are located on private property unless the tree (s) threaten the public at large.
When there is a dispute between neighbors about a potentially hazardous tree, this is a.