Commissioner of the Revenue

The Commissioner of the Revenue's Office Will Be Closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 23

Office will reopen at City Hall (300 Park Ave.) on Tuesday. April 24

The City Hall renovation project is almost complete, and the schedule is set for reopening the building to the public.

The last day of City Hall offices (including COR) open at 400 N. Washington St. will be Thursday, April 18. 

In addition to COR, the following offices will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, and will reopen at regular hours at 300 Park Ave. on Tuesday, April 23:

  • Treasurer (Tax Payments, Dog Licenses, Vehicle Decal)
  • Voter Registration
  • Planning (Permits, Building Safety, Zoning)
  • Police Records
  • Public Works (Permits, Solid Waste)
  • Sheriff
  • Administration (City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Communications, Finance, HR, IT)
The Commissioner of the Revenue is a locally elected state constitutional officer defined by Article VII, Section 5 of the Virginia Constitution serving in 4 year terms. The officer's responsibilities primarily correlate to the assessment of certain taxes. Because the Commissioner is elected by citizens and accountable solely to their constituents and the state, the position serves as a check and balance for fair taxation by governments under direct authorities granted by the State.


The Office of the Commissioner is responsible for assessing:
The office may also process individual state income tax returns for City residents only.