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Heavy Cut Law

Intent-to-Cut Notification: Heavy Cutting

An Intent-to-Cut Notification must be submitted to the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation ONLY IF a landowner plans to conduct a HEAVY CUT of FORTY ACRES or more. "Heavy cut" is defined as "a harvest leaving a residual stocking level of acceptable growing stock below the C-line, as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture silvicultural stocking guides for the applicable timber type."

Application Form (fillable .pdf form)

Application Guide - It is heavily recommended you utilize the Application Guide to complete the application correctly!

Additional Resources:
Annual State-Wide Heavy Cut Summaries: