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Posted on: March 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Public Notice - Rockingham County Food & Beverage Tax

Seal 2020-03-14





The Board of Supervisors of Rockingham County gives notice of its intent to adopt an ordinance to amend Section 7-77 of the Rockingham County Code pertaining to the Food and Beverage Tax, at its regular meeting on March 24, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Rockingham County Administration Center, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

 Pursuant to authority granted in Section 58.1-3833 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the proposed amendment will increase the tax from four percent to six percent of the gross amount paid for all prepared food and beverages sold ready for human consumption by all restaurants and food establishments, as defined in state code.  

 It is proposed that the new tax rate be effective commencing July 1, 2021.

 A copy of the ordinance is available for review in the County Administrator’s Office, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia, or on the County’s website:


By order of the Board of Supervisors of Rockingham County, Virginia


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