Conservation of trees; Town of Vienna. (SB419)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conservation of trees; Town of Vienna. Allows the Town of Vienna, by ordinance, to require that a subdivision or development provide for the preservation or replacement of trees on the development site such that the minimum tree canopy 10 years after development is projected to meet specified coverage criteria. Currently, the criteria apply to coverage 20 years after development. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102676D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB419)
01/20/2020Continued to 2021 in Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Local Government

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