The City of Colonial Heights allows partial exemption from real estate taxes (tax relief) for qualifying Residential structures that have been rehabilitated or renovated pursuant to the requirements of Chapter 258, Taxation §§258-16.11 – 258-16.17. For those properties that qualify, the initial increase in real estate taxes caused by approved rehabilitation or renovation will be abated for ten (10) years. For full information, including the provisions for qualifying for this partial tax exemption, see City Code §258-16.11 through 258.16.17, or call the real estate Assessor’s Office at (804) 520-9272 for information. A summary of requirements and criteria to qualify for this exemption is set forth below:
Prior to commencement of rehabilitation and after making application for a building permit for rehabilitation of the subject structure, a non-refundable fee of $125.00, along with a completed application for this program must be filed with the City Assessor’s Office. The City Assessor shall provide the owner with written documentation explaining the program.