Trees; conservation during land development process. (HB1624)

Introduced By

Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conservation of trees during land development process. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance providing for either the conservation of or the planting and replacement of trees during the land development process. Currently, only a locality within Planning District 8 with a population density of 75 persons per square mile and which is classified as an eight-hour nonattainment area for ozone under the federal Clean Air Act and Amendments of 1990, in effect as of July 1, 2008, may adopt such an ordinance for the conservation of trees. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/16/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105630D
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
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