Personal Property Tax

Vehicle License Fees

The City of Lynchburg assesses an annual license fee on every motor vehicle, motorcycle and trailer that is garaged in the city and has an active state registration. License fees are due on June 5 each year and are included on the personal property tax bill.

Amount of License Fees

Passenger Vehicle (4,000 pounds and less)$29.50
Passenger Vehicle (4,001 pounds and over)$34.50
Travel Trailer$29.50
Trailer (1 to 1,500 pounds)$8.00
Trailer (1,501 to 4,000 pounds)$18.50
Trailer (4,001 pounds and over)$23.00

If you have questions regarding the Vehicle License Fee please call 434-455-3870.

Disabled Veteran Personal Property Tax Exemption

A Disabled Veteran may qualify for an exemption from Personal Property Tax on one motor vehicle if the following criteria is met:

  • The motor vehicle must be a passenger car, pickup or panel truck registered for personal use
  • The motor vehicle must be owned by the veteran or jointly owned with a spouse.
  • The veteran must have been rated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to have a 100% service-connected, permanent and total disability.

The exemption is effective beginning January 1, 2021 or declaration date if later.

For further information regarding the Disabled Veteran Personal Property Tax Exemption call 434-455-3870.