A tree that is already down and on the ground is not considered hazardous unless it is blocking a street or road. For public streets and roads call VDOT 1-800-367-7623. For county streets and roads call Maintenance and Stormwater Management 703-877-2800.
The following links contain contact information for hazardous trees on public and private property.
Who to Contact
On Your House
Get everyone safely out of your house. Use your cellphone or go to a neighbor’s house and call 9-1-1
Community Complaint Form - submit or search for complaints about possible illegal land clearing, tree removal, zoning, property maintenance or land use/construction code violations
How to recognize the signs of poor tree health and learn what to do if a tree falls in your yard.
Fairfax County Tree Management
Fairfax County strives to enhance the quality of life in our community by ensuring the vitality of the urban forest and preserving the natural environment. Compatibility between the developed and natural communities is promoted through science, education, shared knowledge and strong partnerships. The Urban Forest Management Division (UFMD) is the primary county agency responsible for ensuring that development plans comply with the Tree Conservation Ordinance and monitoring pests that threaten the health of the forest in Fairfax County.