Register to vote
Residents, including sixteen and seventeen year olds are encouraged to register for the independence referendum on 18th September.
In 2014, Electors will be able to cast their vote at the European Election in May and at the independence referendum in September. Anyone who is aged 16 or over on 18 September 2014, will be able to vote in the referendum.
For more information, contact the Electoral Registration Office on 0131 344 2500.
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.