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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 10. Department Of Forestry
Chapter 40. Reforestation of Timberlands Regulations
12/5/2021

4VAC10-40-10. Definitions.

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

"Acre" means one or more acres or part of an acre or any combination of them.

"Board" means the Board of Forestry.

"Department" means the Department of Forestry.

"Forest Products Tax Act" means the tax paid by every person engaged in the Commonwealth in business as a manufacturer or shipper of forest products for sale, profit, or commercial use (§ 58.1-1600 of the Code of Virginia).

"Project" means the reforestation activity, completed or an approved portion of it, on a specific number of acres, in a specific location under one ownership.

"Reforestation Act" means Reforestation of Timberlands Act, Article 10 (§ 10.1-1170 et seq.) of Chapter 11 of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia.

"Reforestation assistance" means funds, material, personnel or other assistance made available to a landowner pursuant to § 10.1-1173 of the Reforestation Act and these Reforestation of Timberlands Regulations.

"State Forester" means the chief executive officer of the Department of Forestry.

"Tract" means specific acreage upon which a reforestation project is conducted.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-60-10 derived from VR312-01-04, eff. July 1, 1971; amended, eff. July 1, 1978, eff. July 1, 1979, eff. July 1, 1980, eff. July 1, 1981, eff. July 1, 1982; amended and renumbered as 4VAC10-40-10, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 7, eff. January 31, 2014.

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