Lothian Valuation Joint Board

Electoral Registration, Valuation & Council Tax within Lothian

Electoral / Voters' Roll

The Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer is responsible for compiling and maintaining the Electoral Register, which enables eligible electors to vote at the various Elections and Referendums throughout Lothian

Valuation Roll / Business Rates

The Valuation Roll is a public document which contains an entry for every non-domestic property in the Lothian area. Each entry includes the names of proprietors and occupiers and the Rateable Value which has been set by the Assessor.

Council Tax

Council Tax is payable in respect of each dwelling, dependent on the Band shown in the Valuation List. The Assessor is responsible for placing the banding on all domestic properties within the Lothian Area

Annual Household Canvass 2022

Each year we write to every household to check whether we have the correct voter registration information and to ask you to inform us of any changes.

This year we will use data and electronic communication, such as email, to make the process simpler.

You may receive an email or letter from us asking you to check that voter registration details are correct and tell us about any changes. Please consider responding online wherever possible.

Respond Online – Online Response Channel now Closed

* If you wish to make a canvass response please contact our office on 0131 344 2500.

Please note: The domain used for logging a canvass response is

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Vote Tiles

Annual Household Canvass 2022

The ERO will issue a canvass communication to each household across Edinburgh and the Lothians from Tuesday 5 July 2022. The Annual Household Canvass –

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Annual Accounts

LVJB Annual Accounts can be viewed in our Annual Accounts section.

Register to Vote

Registering to vote is only takes 5 minutes.

Click the button below to register online

Absent Voting

Want to vote by post or proxy at the next election?

Download an application from our Electoral Forms section

Valuation Roll Changes
(Business Rates)

Access our online form to provide information about changes to the ownership, letting or to outline any alterations carried out to your property