Tree conservation; adoption of ordinances in Planning District 8. (SB80)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tree conservation; local ordinances. Authorizes any locality in Planning District 8 to adopt certain ordinances providing for the conservation of trees during the land development process. Currently, only a locality in Planning District 8 that meets certain population density criteria and is classified as an eight-hour nonattainment area for ozone under the federal Clean Air Act is authorized to adopt such ordinances. Amends § 15.2-961.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/21/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102449D
12/21/2015Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/13/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB80)
01/19/2016Stricken at request of Patron in Local Government (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)