Cities and municipalities have been putting restrictions on bamboo for several years. Below you will find laws we have came across through the years that may apply to your area. Please note we are not legal professionals and you should not take our summaries as fact. Linked in the chart is the recommended barrier size for your climate and links to the law from your local government. Laws may be amended from time to time so it’s important to keep up to date, the laws we have collected may not always be updated.

StateAreaAble to control existing?Can plant new bamboo?Recommended Shield SizeBamboo Law
PAAbington30" X 80 MIL
NYBabylon24" X 60 MIL
NJBorough of Brooklawn24" X 60 MIL
PABorough of Collingdale24" X 60 MIL
PABorough of Doylestown30" X 80 MIL
NJBorough of Emerson24" X 60 MIL
NJBorough of Hillsdale24" X 60 MIL
PABorough of Ligonier24" X 60 MIL
NJBorough of Medford Lakes24" X 60 MIL
PABorough of Media24" X 60 MIL
NJBorough of Palisades Park24" X 60 MIL
NJBrigantine24" X 60 MIL
NYBrookhaven24" X 60 MIL
PAChadds Ford Township30" X 80 MIL
MDCity of College Park24" X 60 MIL
PAConcord30" X 80 MIL
PAEast Brandywine24" X 60 MIL
NYFloral Park24" X 60 MIL
NJFlorham Park24" X 60 MIL
NYGlen Cove24" X 60 MIL
PAHaverford24" X 60 MIL
NYHuntington24" X 60 MIL
NJLinwood24" X 60 MIL
PALower Moreland24" X 60 MIL
NJMargate City24" X 60 MIL
NJMonroe24" X 60 MIL
CTNewtown24" X 60 MIL
NYNorth Hempstead24" X 60 MIL
NJNorthfield24" X 60 MIL
NYNorthport24" X 60 MIL
CTOrange24" X 60 MIL
PAPerkasie24" X 60 MIL
PAQuakertown24" X 60 MIL
PARidley30" X 80 MIL
NYSmithtown24" X 60 MIL
NYTown of Hempstead24" X 60 MIL
NYTown of Orangetown24" X 60 MIL
NJTownship of Brick24" X 60 MIL
PATownship of Falls30" X 80 MIL
PATownship of Horsham36" X 100 MIL
PATownship of Lower Makefield30" X 80 MIL
PATownship of Middletown24" X 60 MIL
PATownship of Nether Providence24" X 60 MIL
NJTownship of Toms River24" X 60 MIL
PATownship of West Bradford24" X 60 MIL
PATownship of White24" X 60 MIL
PAUpper Chichester30" X 80 MIL
PAUpper Uwchlan24" X 60 MIL
NJVentnor City24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Amityville36" X 100 MIL
NYVillage of Bellerose36" X 100 MIL
NYVillage of Garden City24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Lindenhurst36" X 100 MIL
NYVillage of Lynbrook24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Massapequa Park24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Mineola24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Ocean BeachN/A
NYVillage of Plandom Manor24" X 60 MIL
NYVillage of Westbury24" X 60 MIL
NJWestampton24" X 60 MIL
CTWhole State24" X 60 MIL
NYYonkers24" X 60 MIL