Destruction of Property

It shall be unlawful for any person to enter the land, dwelling, outhouse or any other building of another for the purpose of damaging such property or any of the contents thereof or in any manner to interfere with the rights of the owner, user or the occupant to use such property free from interference. (VA Code §18.2-121)


It shall be unlawful for any person to pick, pull, pull up, tear, tear up, dig, dig up, cut, break, injure, burn or destroy, in whole or in part, any tree, shrub, vine, plant, flower or turf found, growing or being upon the land of another, or upon any land reserved, set aside or maintained by the Commonwealth as a public park. (VA Code §18.2-140)


Any person who shall mutilate, destroy or take down any "posted," "no hunting" or similar sign or poster on the lands or waters of another, and shall be punishable by a Class 3 misdemeanor. (VA Code §18.2-135)

More Information

For more information, please contact the Loudoun County Fire Marshal, the Dulles Town Center Sheriff's Office, or the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.