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Tax and Utility Rates

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Town of Glasgow Residential - Yearly Fees

 Real Estate Tax = $0.185 per $100 assessed value Personal Property Tax Automobiles = $0.85 per $100 assessed value
 Mobile Homes = $.0185 per $100 assessed value
Machinery & Tools = $0.60 per $100 assessed value
Furniture & Fixtures = $0.85 per $100 assessed value Motor Vehicle Decals Automobiles = $25.00 (must be on vehicle every year by April 15th)
 Motorcycles = $9.00 (must be on vehicle every year by April 15th)
Moped/Scooter = $5.00 (must be on vehicle every year by April 15th)


County of Rockbridge

Click Here to view the current rates for the County of Rockbridge Real-Estate and Personal Property Taxes. Town of Glasgow Residents and Businesses are doubled taxed, this means you pay taxes to the Town and County for a variety of services.  Glasgow residents are required to buy a Town Decal, you do not purchase your decal from the County. For questions please call Town Hall at 540-258-2246

Building / Zoning Permit  Endorsement


Town Building / Zoning Permit = $35.00
 This form must be obtained by  the Town before  applying for a  County  of  Rockbridge building permit for any new construction  or structural modifications.
Click Here for the Application. 

2019 Utility Rates

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Town of Glasgow Residential - Monthly Fees

  In-Town Residential

Base Overage

Water  $31.50 (3,000 gallons)  .49/100 gallons 

Sewer  $32.08 (3,000 gallons) .13/100 gallons

Trash $ 4.50 (flat monthly fee)

$68.08 minimum base rate


 New Water Account - $205.00 to open water account  (non-refundable new account fee, 2 months deposit, and first month's bill) 


Outside Corporate Limits – Residential

Base Overage

Sewer $41.00 (3,000 gallons) .33/100 gallons

$41.00 minimum base rate

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  In-Town Commercial


 Base Overage – Block One: 2,001-15,000 gall.
Water $42.00 (2,000 gallons) $1.58/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Two: 15,001-30,000 gall.
$1.31/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Three: 30,001-45,000 gall.
$1.05/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Four: 45,001-60,000 gall.
$.79/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Five: 60,001-100,000 gall.
$.53/1,000 gallons
Sewer $32.08 (2,000 gallons) Overage – Block One: 2,001-100,000 gall.
$2.30/1,000 gallons
Trash $ 4.50 (flat monthly fee)
$78.58 minimum base rate


Business/Commercial - Outside Corporate Limits


Base Overage – Block One: 2,001-15,000 gall.
Water $ 63.00 (2,000 gallons) $2.36/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Two: 15,001-30,000 gall.
$2.00/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Three: 30,001-45,000 gall.
$1.58/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Four: 45,001-60,000 gall.
$1.26/1,000 gallons
Overage – Block Five: 60,001-100,000 gall.
$.84/1,000 gallons
Sewer $ 41.00 (2,000 gallons) Overage – Block One: 2,001-100,000 gall.
$3.30/1,000 gallons
Trash $ 4.50 (flat monthly fee)
$104.00 minimum base rate

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Additional Information

Water Reconnect Fee: $36.75

Sewer Tap Fee: In-Town Limits $2,500

Outside Corp. Limits $5,000

Water Tap Fee: In-Town Limits $2,500

Outside Corp. Limits $5,000


Special Note on Water Meters:


Do not stack brush, trash, etc., or park vehicles on top of water meter. 

Do not mow/weed-eat over water meter.

Per Glasgow Town Ordinance Sec. 6-27, penalty for destruction or tampering of Town water service, you will be charged for new replacement of meter and labor if meter is damaged.

Replacement cost of water meter: $150.00

Replacement cost of radio read transmitter: $135.00

Replacement cost of transmitter extension: $ 8.00

Replacement cost of top of transmitter: $ 17.50

Manhour: $ 45.00/hour 

Other Rates

 Rockbridge County Sewer PSA

$8.15/1,000 gallons

Septage Customers

$72.00/1,000 gallons

Annual Bulk Water Permit

$52.50 per calendar year

Bulk Water Customers

$10.50/1,000 gallons

New Water Accounts

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  *In-Town Residential:   $ 25.00 new account fee (non-refundable)

(renters/owners)   $200.00 deposit 

 = $225.00

*In-Town Business/Commercial $ 25.00 new account fee (non-refundable)

 $250.00 deposit

= $275.00

*Outside Corp. Limits Bus/Commercial $ 25.00 new account fee (non-refundable)

$250.00deposit

= $275.00


*To open a water account you must fill out an Application for Water/Sewer/Trash Service. For renters, you must also have a Landlord Authorization Form filled out and returned with your application. Application(s), form(s), and utility deposit are due before water/sewer/trash service begins. To terminate water/sewer/trash service, a Disconnection Notice must be filled out and signed at Glasgow Town Hall. You are responsible for this account until the Town of Glasgow receives a signed Disconnection Notice. Your Deposit will be applied to your final bill. Any balance remaining will be refunded by check. Should your bill be larger than your deposit, you will be billed for the remaining balance.

*The Town of Glasgow will invoice you monthly for water, sewer, and trash service. All invoices are due by the due date on the monthly invoice. If payment is not received by the due date, a 10% penalty will automatically be charged to the account. Water service will be discontinued if your account is two (2) months delinquent. A $36.75 fee will assessed to your account for reconnection of water service.

*The water meter is the property of the Town of Glasgow. A $250 fine applies for tampering with the water meter. If you have any questions regarding the water/sewer/trash service or billing, please contact Glasgow Town Hall at (540) 258-2246.

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Ways to Pay Your Invoice

*There are five (5) ways to pay your invoice:


1. Mail copy of your invoice with your check to: 

             Town of Glasgow,  

             PO Box 326, 

             Glasgow VA 24555


2. Deposit in night deposit slot at Glasgow Town Hall.


3. Pay in person at Glasgow Town Hall, Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 4:30PM 


4. Pay online at www.glasgowvirginia.org, go to Doing Business on the homepage, in the 

drop down box choose On-Line Bill Pay. You must have your six-digit account 

number and a phone number registered to pay online. You will be charged a 2.95%

service fee for paying online. (Click on the Link Below)


5. Call toll-free 1-844-267-9327. You must have your six-digit account number and a 

phone number registered to pay with the toll-free number. You will be charged a 

2.95% service fee for paying with the toll-free number. 

Additional Fees

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Other Fees

Equipment Fees $45.00/hour

Labor $45.00/hour

Returned Check Fee $50.00

Business License $30.00 minimum

Solicitors/Peddler Fee $50.00

Building Permit Endorsement $35.00

Faxes $1.00/page

Copies $.15 each b&w; $.25 each color

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Rockbridge Country Dog Tags

Spayed/Neutered $2.50

Female $7.50

Male $5.00


*Must bring copy of current rabies shot record for each dog. Rockbridge County dog tags are calendar year, due by January 31st. New decals go on sale around November 1st each year.