Please note that our Office premises at South Gyle Crescent is currently closed.
You can still contact us by phone on 0131 344 2500 or by emailing


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

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Voter ID Requirement

Voters in Scotland now need to show photo ID to vote at polling places in some elections. The Voter ID requirement will apply in the

VACANCY – Property Assistant

Lothian Valuation Joint Board are looking to fill the position of Property Assistant on a permanent basis (+ opportunity for 1 x fixed term position

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Annual Accounts

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

Council Tax Manual

We have now released our new Council Tax Manual which will provide you with a range of information in relation to all matters Council Tax.

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