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To make changes to ownership of property, a new deed will need to be prepared and recorded in the Clerk’s Office where the property is located. The Commonwealth of Virginia does not provide any forms fordeed transfers. We recommend seeing an attorney familiar with Virginia law to prepare the deed. All deeds have to meet all standards withinthe Code of Virginia and the Library of Virginia Recordation Standards.
If a judgment is not marked paid and it has been released in our office, you can request a copy of the release from our office to send to the credit bureau(s) to update their records.
An appraisal is a detailed single property valuation, and may be obtained any time throughout the year. Appraisals can have a variety of purposes, e.g. mortgage loan, sale, home equity loan, and estate valuations. The County does not do individual appraisals of this type.
An assessment is a mass appraisal of all property within a locality as of January 1 of the reassessment year for tax purposes. Assessments are based on large numbers of sales that are analyzed to determine values for large groups of similar properties.
It is the responsibility of the Board of Supervisors to determine the budgetary needs of the County and the tax rate necessary to effectively meet those needs. If deemed necessary, the Board may propose a tax rate that generates more than 101% of the previous year’s tax revenue by advertising and conducting a public hearing separate from the annual budget meeting.
A Violation of any provision of the Rockingham County Fire Prevention Code is a Class 1 Misdemeanor, punishable by confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine. Fires must be attended at all times and completely extinguished before leaving. Rockingham County Fire Marshals Office20 East Gay St.Harrisonburg, Va 22802(540) 564-3175
Following the footer inspection, a temporary structure address number shall be posted so that it is clearly visible from the road.
*Note: if using 'begins with' or 'contains' in the second dropdown, the results will bring up any properties that begin with or contain the words entered in the search box. Names must be spelled and formatted correctly based on how they appear in the property records if searching ‘Matches Exactly’.
*Note: By default the identify tool is active to perform this task, however if you change tools to navigate within the map, you must switch back to the identify tool in order to select a property to return results.