Chesapeake ZONING ORDER View the entire ordinance Chesapeake, Virginia – Zoning Section 19 DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS § 19-605. Preserved and redesigned landscaping must be maintained in good condition. Damaged or dead plants must be pruned, removed or replaced at the request of the Director of Planning and Permits or the delegate to ensure compliance with this Regulation. Plant material lost due to work in easements will be replaced and/or moved at the owner`s expense in accordance with the instructions of the City of Chesapeake. (Order No. 97-O-141, 11-18-97; Better. No. 10-O-127, 10-19-10) Martinsville City Code View Entire Ordinance Chapter 21.5 TREES Paragraph 21.5-12. No person may plant, remove, cut above ground or disturb a tree on or within a street, park or other public place in the city without first applying for it and obtaining permission from the zone administrator. The person who receives the permit must comply with the standards set out in this chapter. (Order No. 2004-20, § XII, 1-25-2005), paragraphs 21.5 and 13.

Private trees. The Property Management Code gives the zoning manager or his agent the power to enter private land on which there is a tree, shrub, plant or part of a plant suspected of being a public nuisance and, if necessary, to order its removal. (Regulation No. 2004-20, § XIII, 25.01.2005) If the church city code See the entire ordinance Chapter 35 RAINWATER ARTICLE I. RAINWATER MANAGEMENT § 35-10. (a) Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas. All of the city`s properties are designated as the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area, which is divided into resource reserves and resource management areas. … (f) removal of vegetation in the buffer zone of the resource reserve. Native vegetation should only be removed from the RPA buffer zone if authorized by the Superintendent to ensure sightlines, access roads, general forest management and best management practices, including those that prevent upland erosion and concentrated stormwater flows, as follows.

All requests for vegetation removal must be made in writing to the Director for assessment: (1) trees may be pruned or removed as necessary, subject to the written authorization of the Director, to create sightlines and views; provided that, when removed, they are replaced with other plants that are equally effective in delaying runoff, preventing erosion and filtering pollution from point sources from runoff. 2. Each road shall be marked and paved in such a way as to effectively combat erosion. (3) Dead, diseased or dying trees or shrubs and noxious weeds (such as Johnson`s grass, kudzu and multiflora rose) may be removed, and thinning of trees may be permitted with the written permission of the Director in accordance with good horticultural practices incorporated in locally adopted standards. 4. Coastal erosion protection projects may remove trees and woody plants, apply the necessary control techniques and establish appropriate vegetation to protect or stabilize the shoreline in accordance with the best available technical advice and applicable permit conditions or requirements. … (h) the restoration of buffer zones. The buffer zone required in point 2 of subsection (b) of this Section shall consist of vegetation that effectively delays runoff, prevents erosion and filters pollution from non-point sources through runoff.

If such vegetation is not sufficient to meet this objective, it must be determined in accordance with this Article. 1. Where buffer zones are to be established, they shall consist of a mixture of shade trees, understory trees, shrubs and ground covers. The density of the cushion should be described in the “Annex on Restoration and Mitigation Guidelines” tables and mitigation guidelines. (2) Vegetation is selected from the city`s recommended lists of native floodplain trees and/or species. Wetland plantations, including herbaceous plantations, and/or wetland seed mixtures shall be used where justified by site conditions. Plant material and planting techniques must meet City Falls Church specifications for planting. 3.

Where invasive plant species are present, the Director may request their removal as part of the restoration of the buffer zone. (Ordinance No. 1915 of 24-3-2014; Ordinance No. 1928 of 9-8-2014) Spreading the roots of tall trees can knock down fences and cause curbs and sidewalks to rise and crack. If the roots of migratory trees damage a neighbour`s property, the financial responsibility for the damage lies with the owner of the tree. A court – or in some cases, the local planning and zoning authority – could order the owner of the tree to pay for the removal of the tree. In this document, the plaintiff (Mr. Fancher) argued that his neighbour (Mr. Fagella) had allowed his sweet rubber tree to grow on Mr. Fancher`s property. Arlington County Code See the entire ordinance CHAPTER 10 GARBAGE, GARBAGE AND WEEDS ARTICLE II.

STATE OF PRIVATE PROPERTY §§ 10-15. Obligation of each owner or occupant to reduce obstructing vegetation. Every owner or occupant of land, trees or parts thereof is jointly and severally responsible for removing hedges, shrubs, vines and other vegetation that obstruct sidewalks, alleys, roads, roads or roads and obstruct or obstruct pedestrian or vehicular traffic. Such growth more than ten (10) feet above the surface of a roadway need not be removed, unless such growth poses a health or safety risk. (2-21-81; 4-24-82; orders 96-7, 5-11-96) Table of Contents » Title 18.2. Crimes in general » Chapter 5. Offences against property » Article 6. Damage to immovable property and its personality” § 18.2-140. Destruction of trees, shrubs, etc. With such large sums of money, it is crucial for plaintiffs and defendants to have access to good lawyers.

The court held that dropping fruit or debris on another person`s property did not in itself constitute harm. Newport News City Code See the entire ordinance Chapter 38 ROADS AND SIDEWALKS ARTICLE II. WORK ON, ON, SUB-SECTION OR AFFECTING DIVISION 2 ROADS. GENERAL AUTHORIZATION §§ 38-47. General requirements and exceptions. Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is illegal for any person to carry out work related to the construction, construction, removal, installation or maintenance of an above-ground, overhead or underground installation, or to fall, trim or spray trees or to affix signs or construction materials, if such work, cuts, Cutting, spraying or placement are appropriate. under, above or in any way interferes with the surface or basement of any street, alley, driveway, right-of-way or easement in the city without first obtaining permission from the Director of Engineering or his authorized representative; Nor shall such work be performed after the approval has been revoked by the Director of Engineering or his authorized representative or in accordance with the terms of the approval. … (Order No. 62, § 2; Code 1961, § 36-28; No. 3051-83; Order No. 3111-83, § 1; Order No.

3134-84) §§ 38-49. a) The permit application required by this department must be submitted to the Office of the Director of Engineering on the forms provided by the City. The application shall contain all necessary information and shall be signed by the applicant or his representative.