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    Notices were mailed on March 5, 2021.  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 is April 5, 2021. 
    An application was printed on the back of the notice and can also be found on our Forms page.

    If you are not satisfied with the results from the office review, you may appeal to the Board of Equalization (BOE).  The deadline to appeal to the BOE is June 30, 2021.  An original plus five (5) copies of the form must be submitted by 5 p.m. on June 30, 2021.
    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 31,612 real estate property parcels, of which 1,552 are exempt.
    • The real estate tax rate for 2020-21 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.