Tree-replacement ordinance; banking. (HB1045)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tree-replacement ordinance; banking. Authorizes any locality that has adopted a tree-replacement ordinance to require a developer to make up for any net loss in tree cover by planting additional trees on property protected by a conservation easement or paying the locality to do so. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105025D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1045)
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Counties, Cities and Towns
12/04/2020Left in Counties, Cities and Towns


Avril Garland writes:

Friends of Accotink Creek supported this bill. Our tree canopy is valuable, builders should have to make up for any trees they destroy.