City Assessor

Welcome to 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 32,107 real estate property parcels, of which 1,623 are exempt.
  • The real estate tax rate for 2023-24 is $0.89 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.