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    The Citizen Survey Results are now available. Please click here to read the reports.

    Rights & Responsibilities:
    The Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of the Treasurer of the City of Lynchburg
    under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act
     

     
    The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees.
     

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    Lynchburg City Council's meetings are broadcast live most second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The meetings are also recorded so that you can watch any previous meeting as well as selectively watch certain parts of the meeting agenda. 

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    START DATE END DATE ROAD NOTES CONTACT
    Wed., Feb 13 Until further notice Whitehall Rd. from Lakeside Dr. to Old Forest Rd.

    Motorists traveling near E. C. Glass High School are cautioned to take notice of new speed limit signs recently installed on Memorial Avenue and Langhorne Road near E.C. Glass High School.  The speed limit in these zones has been reduced to 25 miles per hour during the time periods of 30 minutes before and after school starts each morning and 30 minutes before and after school dismisses in the afternoon.

    Youth and Prevention staff is also involved in school and community based prevention activities and programs. Topics include: health and nutrition classes, anger management, and stress management. Please contact staff if you are interested in staff presenting a class for your group.

    Youth and Prevention Staff assists in the programs below:

    • Real World of Central Virginia
    • Kick it ~ Don't Flick it Campaign
    • Just Say No Day

     

    Parcel Viewer
    FAQs
    Forms
    Land Use Deferral Program
    Rehabilitation/Renovation Program
    Appeal Process

     *** 2019 REAL ESTATE VALUATION NOTICES***

    Notices were mailed on March 1, 2019.  If the value of your property did NOT change, you would not have received a notice.  You can verify the value on ParcelViewer.

    The deadline to request an office review of the new assessment was April 1, 2019.

    Between now and July 1, 2019 you may appeal to the Board of Equalization (BOE).  An original plus five (5) copies of the form must be submitted by 5 p.m. on July 1st
    Forms are available in the City Assessor's Office.



     The Lynchburg City Assessor's Office is required to maintain an alphabetical ownership tax roll each year for the period July 1 through June 30.  To maintain the roll, the City Assessor must keep current property records showing physical characteristics of each parcel and in accordance with Chapter 18-48 of the Lynchburg City Code, Title 58.1 of the Code of Virginia, and Article X of the Virginia Constitution

    Staff values approximately 31,540 real estate property parcels, of which 1,529 are exempt.

    The real estate tax rate for 2018-19 is $1.11 per $100 of the total assessed value.

    Property transfers and building permits are processed throughout the year and all parcels are reassessed biennially. Special appraisal estimates of value for budgeting and rental studies are prepared periodically.