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Resource Protection Areas Maps and Regulations

 

Fairfax County:  A thorough discussion can be found on the website of the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District.

Find your borders in relationship to the nearest park and Resource Protection Areas on this map. Note: when entering your address, don't include the word "street" or "drive" or whatever. For example, enter 21 Main, not 21 Main Street.

A permit is needed to remove invasive vegetation from RPAs. Learn more about the regulations here.  Here are some tips for the application process.

Prince William: Go to the CountyMapper and click on Environnment - Resource Protection Area Overlay. Learn more here and here.

 

Loudoun: Go to Weblogis - Online Mapping System, click on Environment then also on Hydric Areas.

 

Arlington: Go to the Watershed and Resource Protection Areas map. Learn more here and here. Permits are not needed to remove invasive vegetation from RPAs in Arlington except for trees over 3 inches in diameter (assuming you are not causing soil disburbance.)


City of Alexandria: Go to the Resource Protection Areas map. Learn more here.

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