Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Code of Virginia Sec. through pollutant removal, and water resource conservation at least the equivalent of the foot wide buffer area. 9 VAC 5 b 2 states: Agricultural activities may encroach into theFile Size: 1MB. The removal of mature trees with a diameter of 3 inches or greater. Tree Removal or Trimming Vegetation for Sight Lines. Minor trimming and clearing of vegetation for sight lines and vistas is allowed.
However, if such activities involve removal of trees, first contact DES at to determine if the proposed tree removal is treeleaning.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins. Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance Waiver and Exception Process Guidance for Activities in the Resource Protection Area (RPA) (existing before County adoption of the Bay Act October 15), outside the seaward 50 feet of RPA (between 50 & feet).
Removal of diseased, dead, dying trees and tree thinning (Sec. C1c). The Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance (CBPO) was adopted to protect our local streams and one of the world's most productive estuaries, the Chesapeake Bay, from pollution due to land use and development. All of Fairfax County drains into the Potomac River and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.
In an effort to protect and improve the quality of these waterways, Fairfax.