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

4VAC10-40-50. Nonqualifying type of land cover.

In addition to those acres to which the Reforestation Act does not apply pursuant to the provisions of § 10.1-1171 of the Reforestation Act, reforestation assistance shall not be available with respect to the following:

1. Any acre on which there are present 400 or more well distributed and free-to-grow loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), short leaf pine (Pinus echinata), white pine (Pinus strobus), or pitch pine (Pinus rigida) stems, singly or together, four feet or more in height, measured from ground level to tip of stem.

2. Any acre on which loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), short leaf pine (Pinus echinata), or white pine (Pinus strobus), singly or together, occur and exceed in number 50 live, thrifty trees of the above species six inches or more in diameter of the point of average thickness measured from outside of bark to outside of bark at a point on the trunk 10 inches above the general ground level.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-60-50 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 4VAC10-40-50, 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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