Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-877-2800
TTY 711

10635 West Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Chad Crawford,
Maintenance and Stormwater Mgmt

Tree Planting and Detention Ponds

Interim Policy Regarding Tree Preservation and Planting In and Around Stormwater Management Ponds

The Board of Supervisors has adopted an interim policy regarding tree preservation and planting in and around stormwater management ponds. The policy provides opportunities for tree planting beyond the areas allowed under the current Public Facilities Manual. The policy does not contain new requirements for planting; it simply contains guidelines on where plantings are permitted. In the future, the Public Facilities Manual will be amended to include the guidance provided by the interim policy

Copies of the policy documents may be obtained using the links below or email the Maintenance Stormwater Management Division or call 703-877-2800, TTY 711, or email the Urban Forestry Division or call 703-324-1770, TTY 711.

Stormwater Wet Pond

Stormwater Wet Pond

Stormwater Dry Pond

Stormwater Dry Pond

drypond.pdf114.58 KB
treeappl.pdf97.19 KB
wetpond.pdf108.46 KB