Draft valuations are available to view at the Scottish Assessors Association Web Portal. It must be stressed that the details on display are in draft and will remain subject to change until Valuation Notices are issued in March 2017. Appeals against the revised valuations can be made on-line using the SAA Web Portal between 1st April 2017 and 30th September 2017.
Further details can be found here.
Electoral Registration Canvass
The annual canvass of all properties within Lothian is now complete and the revised register was published on 1 December 2016. The register will now be updated each month.
Our canvass staff will still be calling at properties where no electors are registered or where an Invitation To Register application has not been processed.
Council Elections will be held on Thursday 4 May 2017. To be eligible to vote at these elections, you must be registered by Monday 17 April 2017.
The last date for Postal Vote applications is 5PM on Tuesday 18 April 2017 and the last date for normal Proxy applications is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017.
If you have received a Return of Information Form, you can view further information here, to help you complete the form.
Welcome to our Website
This Website provides information on the services of Lothian Valuation Joint Board. To access information regarding the main functions of our organisation, click on the appropriate functions as pictured opposite.
What we do
The Assessor is appointed to head the organisation and to ensure all statutory duties are fulfilled. The four councils have also appointed the Assessor as their Electoral Registration Officer.
The Board is responsible for compiling, maintaining and dealing with appeals for the Electoral Register, Council Tax Valuation List and Valuation Roll
The Electoral Register is provided to the Returning Officers of our four constituent Councils to enable eligible electors to vote at the various elections and referendums held in their area. Due to data protection rules the Electoral Register cannot be accessed on line but is available to view at various public display locations.
The Council Tax Valuation List is provided to the Finance departments of the four constituent Councils and the information forms the basis of the calculation of Council Tax liability and water charges. The Council Tax Valuation List can be viewed on line at www.saa.gov.uk.
The Valuation Roll is also provided to the Finance departments of the four constituent Councils and the information forms the basis of the calculation of Non-Domestic Rates liability. The Valuation Roll can be viewed on line at www.saa.gov.uk.
About this website
This site provides information on the operations of the Joint Board. To access this information, click on the appropriate function on the navigation bar at the top of each page. To find information quickly, click on the site map link at the bottom of the page.
Links to Local Government and other relevant sites can be accessed via the Links page. The Contact Details section provides telephone, address and other details of the Joint Board, should you need more information.