In all cases, stay away from downed wires near downed trees. Electricity can travel through tree limbs. Never remove tree limbs or other items that are touching or near a downed wire.
Adjacent to Public Roads
- Contact Virginia Department of Transportation at 1-800-FOR-ROAD, TTY 711.
On County Parkland
Contact Fairfax County Park Authority at 703-324-8594, TTY
More information about tree removal on Park Authority land can be found here.
Posing Hazard to Public Areas
- Contact Fairfax County Urban Forestry at 703-324-1770, TTY 703-324-1877.
- Removal is the property owner's responsibility. Be aware of the risk of chain saw injury during tree removal. Use a chain saw safely to clear debris.
Illegal Tree Removal
- If you suspect illegal tree removal or land clearing, contact the county's Department of Code Compliance at 703-324-1300, TTY 711.