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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 10. Department of Forestry
Chapter 30. Virginia State Forests Regulations

4VAC10-30-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this regulation shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Department" means the Department of Forestry.

"Forest or forests" means all state-owned lands designated as a state forest, including therein all sites, roadways, game food patches, ponds, lakes, streams, rivers, beaches, and recreational areas, together with recreational areas, beaches and lakes assigned to the Department of Forestry, for use, development and administration.

"Forest Superintendent" means the individual designated the forest superintendent by the department or any assistant or assistants the Forest Superintendent may authorize to act for him.

"Owner" means any person, firm, association, co-partnership or corporation owning, leasing or having the extensive use of a sawmill, chipper, debarker or any machinery for use in harvesting forest products, vehicle, animal or any other property under a lease or otherwise.

"Parking area" means any area on a forest designated for parking of motor vehicles of all types, clearly marked on the ground and so indicated by signs.

"Permits" means any written license issued by or under authority of the department, permitting the performance of a specified act or acts. Such permits may be purchased from a limited number of designated agents located within the general area of the forests.

"Person" means any natural person, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, firm or co-partnership.

"Regulation" means any regulation adopted by the Department of Forestry.

"Road" means any road, logging road, trail or path used in the harvesting and movement of forest products, hunting or recreation, irrespective of the state of maintenance.

"Timber sale" means any written signed agreement wherein the State Forester agrees to sell and the purchaser agrees to purchase any designated forest products for a mutually agreed price per unit or lot.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-40-10 derived from VR215-01-03 § 1; eff. October 14, 1970; amended and renumbered as 4VAC10-30-10, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006.

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