Public Hearing Schedule

Board of Supervisors

Date: 6/28/2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Board of Supervisors Meeting Room
  1. In accordance with Section 15.2-1427 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, the Lancaster County Board of Supervisors shall conduct a public hearing to receive citizen comment on and to consider a proposed ordinance setting the calendar year 2018 tax levies on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia.  The proposed ordinance reads as follows:

    Beginning January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2018 the following tax rates shall apply in Lancaster County, Virginia:

    • Real Estate - $0.59 per $100 of assessed value
    • General Personal Property - $2.04 per $100 of assessed value
    • Personal Property Motor Vehicles - $2.04 per $100 of assessed value
    • All Boats or Watercraft - $0.000000000000001 per $100 of assessed value
    • Machinery and Tools - $1.52 per $100 of assessed value
    • Merchant’s Capital - $1.00 per $100 of assessed value discounted by 50%
    • All Other Personal Property Except as Specifically Exempted - $1.52 per $100 of assessed value

    PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS

    • Real Estate - $0.59 per $100 of assessed value
    • General Personal Property - $2.04 per $100 of assessed value
    • Personal Property Motor Vehicles - $2.04 per $100 of assessed value
    • All Boats or Watercraft - $0.000000000000001 per $100 of assessed value
    • Machinery and Tools - $1.52 per $100 of assessed value
    • Merchant’s Capital - $1.00 per $100 of assessed value discounted by 50%
    • All Other Personal Property Except as Specifically Exempted - $1.52 per $100 of assessed value

    FARM EQUIPMENT, FARM ANIMALS AND OTHER FARM ITEMS

    Farm equipment, farm animals and other classes of farm items set forth in subsection A of  Section 58.1-3505 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, shall be exempt in whole from taxation.

    There are no changes to the existing tax rates and no new tax levies are proposed.

    The Board of Supervisors may set rules governing the conduct of the public hearing.

    Written comments may be submitted to the County Administrator’s Office at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia 22503, by facsimile at (804) 462-0031 or may be presented during the public hearing.

    A hard copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public inspection at the County Administrator’s Office during regular business hours; telephone: (804) 462-5129.

The Board of Supervisors regularly scheduled public meeting is usually held on the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Occasionally, a meeting will be changed from its normal date. Please refer to the meeting schedule for the official list of meeting dates. The meetings are held in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, Virginia.