Updates & Announcements

Board of Equalization Hearing Dates Announced

Pursuant to Section 58.1-3331 (E) of the Code of Virginia, public notice is hereby given that the Board of Equalization for the County of Lancaster will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing complaints of reassessment inequalities, including errors in acreage. Upon hearing such complaints, either oral or written, the Board will give consideration AND INCREASE, DECREASE OR AFFIRM such real estate assessments. Before a change can be granted, the taxpayer or his agent must overcome a clear presumption in favor of the assessment. The taxpayer or agent must provide substantial evidence that the assessment of the property is not uniform with the assessments of other similar properties or that the property is assessed in excess of its fair market value.

Appointments will be scheduled every 15 minutes to minimize waiting. To appear before the Board of Equalization, please call Crystal Whay at 804-462-5124, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held in the Board Meeting Room of the Lancaster County Administration Building at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA 22503. The dates and times are:

April 9, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

April 25, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

April 30, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

By order of the Lancaster County Board of Equalization

Lancaster Board of Supervisors Special Joint Meeting With Planning Commission Feb. 21st

In accordance with Sections 15.2-1417 and 15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Chairman Jason Bellows has called the following special meeting of the Lancaster County Board of Supervisors:

DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2019

TIME: 6:00 p.m.

PLACE: Board Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA  22503

PURPOSE: Joint meeting with the Lancaster County Planning Commission to discuss a County Vision Statement and the ongoing Comprehensive Plan review.

The Planning Commission's regular monthly meeting will begin at 7 PM

Lancaster Board of Supervisors Special Meeting Feb. 19th

In accordance with Sections 15.2-1417 and 15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Chairman Jason Bellows has called the following special meeting of the Lancaster County Board of Supervisors:

DATE: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

PLACE: Board Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA  22503

PURPOSE: Joint meeting with the Lancaster County School Board to receive the proposed education facilities report from VMDO Architects.

2019 Board of Supervisors Meeting Dates

The Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly meetings during calendar year 2019 on the following dates:

  • January 31
  • February 28
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 30
  • June 27
  • July 25
  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 31
  • November 21
  • December 12

All meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held in the Board Meeting Room which is located in the County Administration Building at 8311 Mary Ball Road (Virginia Primary Highway Route 3) in Lancaster Court House.

Item(s) to be placed on an agenda of a regular monthly meeting shall be submitted in writing with any related materials to the County Administrator's Office at least ten (10) calendar days prior to the meeting.

Prior to the aforementioned regular meeting time, the Board of Supervisors shall meet at 6:30 p.m. in the County Administrator's Office at 8311 Mary Ball Road (Virginia Primary Highway Route 3) in Lancaster Court House to review and, if necessary, modify the tentative agenda for the regular meeting. This meeting shall be open to the public, except for those portions that may be lawfully closed in conformance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

Virginia Freedom of Information Act Rights and Responsibilities

Public Notice Concerning Littering

In accordance with Sections 33.2-802 and 46.2-1156 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and Sections 54-29 and 54-30 of the Lancaster County Code of Ordinances, the Lancaster County Board of Supervisors and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office remind the public that:

1)  LITTERING IS ILLEGAL IN LANCASTER COUNTY, and

2)  ANY VEHICLE TRANSPORTING LITTER ON ANY PUBLIC HIGHWAY MUST HAVE ITS LOAD COVERED TO PREVENT ITS CONTENTS FROM BLOWING, DROPPING OR FALLING FROM SUCH VEHICLE

ANY PERSON CONVICTED OF EITHER OF THE ABOVE SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE UP TO $500 AND/OR BY IMPRISONMENT UP TO 30 DAYS

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
8293 Mary Ball Road
Lancaster, VA  22503
804-462-5111
www.lancastersheriff.net

Lancaster County Board of Supervisors
8311 Mary Ball Road
Lancaster, VA  22503
804-462-5129

News Release - 2019 General Reassessment of Real Estate

Press Release for Storm Event of April 6, 2017

VDOT Releases Route 3 Northern Neck Corridor Study

Building Inspection Policy Change

Effective Monday, June 1, 2015, a minimum of a set of temporary stairs or an OSHA approved ladder and method of use is to be provided when entry to a building or structure is required to perform a requested inspection.

New Construction Debris Policy at Lancaster County Solid Waste Collection Facilities

Effective January 6, 2015, Lancaster County Solid Waste and Recycling facilities will no longer accept construction materials or debris from construction contractors.

Construction contractors are required to make their own disposal arrangements for construction-related waste/debris.

Businesses are welcome to dispose of their general waste and recyclable items such as cardboard, plastics, glass, aluminum, mixed papers and white goods (appliances).

Flood Map Update

Flood insurance rate maps for Lancaster County as developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been updated with an effective date of October 2, 2014 and may be viewed on the county's GIS web site, gis.lancova.com.