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Real Estate Tax rates are set by City Council and approved annually. Effective July 1, 2023 the tax rate is as follows:
Real estate taxes are payable in four installments on the following dates:
Notify the Treasurer’s Office via fax, email or regular mail, with a written request for future billings to your mortgage company. Please reference your account number, property address, and the name, address and telephone number of the mortgage company. You can also change the billing address by using our e-services portal. If you have any additional questions please call 757-664-7849.
Penalty is calculated at 10% or $10.00 whichever is greater, and interest is calculated at the rate of 8% per year.
If you have a change of address and/or a change in your tax billing status, please provide written notification to the Treasurer’s Office so that your records can be updated. You can also update billing information by using the e-services portal.
Yes, Norfolk residents 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled may be eligible for Real Estate Tax Relief or Deferral. There are certain eligibility requirements: please contact the Department of Human Services (757-823-1130) or visit their web page for more information. Applications for Tax Relief or Deferral must be filed each year.
In accordance with Norfolk City code section 24-209.2, “in the event of a deferral of real estate taxes, the accumulated amount of taxes deferred shall be paid to the city by the vendor upon the sale of the dwelling or from the estate of the decedent within one year after the death of the last owner thereof who qualified for the deferral”.
Contact the Treasurer's Real Estate tax department at 757-664-7849
All questions regarding the sale of real estate for payment of delinquent taxes may be directed to:
For information on the next public auction, please visit VA Auction Company. Any upcoming auction dates will be posted on this site along with the parcels up for sale.