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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Overseas Voting Changes

Changes to voting in UK Parliament elections from overseas Do you have friends or family living abroad who are British citizens? Let them know they can now vote in UK Parliament elections even if they’ve lived outside the UK for more than 15 years. They will need to have previously

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Publication of Register of Electors 2024

The Representation of the People Act 1983 places a duty on the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) to maintain the electoral register for their area and to conduct an annual canvass of all residential properties. The electoral register lists the names and addresses of everyone who is registered to vote. The

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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