Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
11/29/2022

Part VIII. Christmas, Ornamental and Landscape Trees

4VAC10-40-130. Christmas trees.

Reforestation assistance is not authorized under the Reforestation Act for the planting of pine tree seedlings for Christmas trees as the primary crop, but Christmas trees may be severed from the stump from acres planted under the Reforestation Act and sold as thinnings when so recommended by the State Forester.

If the landowner violates the provisions of this chapter, the landowner shall pay to the State Forester a sum equal to the value of all assistance rendered to him by the State Forester as a part of the project, together with legal interest on it from the date such reforestation is rendered.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-60-130 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; renumbered as 4VAC10-40-130, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006.

4VAC10-40-140. Ornamental and landscape trees.

Tree seedlings planted on any acre under the provisions of the Reforestation Act shall not be removed from the soil with roots, bare or bagged, or removed in any manner and sold for outdoor ornamental or landscaping purposes.

If the landowner violates the provisions of this chapter, the landowner shall pay to the State Forester a sum equal to the value of any assistance rendered to him by the State Forester as a part of the project together with legal interest on it from the date such reforestation assistance is rendered.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-60-140 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; renumbered as 4VAC10-40-140, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006.

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