Land Use Tax or Land Use Assessment

2006 Forest Land Use Values

Prepare by the Virginia Department of Forestry - August 2006.

A value is suggested for non-productive forest land. This is land devoted to forest use but not capable of growing a crop of trees for commercial industrial use. Examples of this type of forest land are inaccessibility, steep outcrops or rock and shallow soil on steep mountain sides, excessive steepness, heavily eroded areas, coastal beach sand, tidal marsh, etc.

County Site Productivity (measured in Dollars Per Acre (DPA))

County 2006 Values
Fair
2006 Values
Good
2006 Values
Excellent
2007 Suggested Values
Fair
2007 Suggested Values
Good
2007 Suggested Values
Excellent
% Change
On Good Sites
Non-Productive Land
Accomack 485 710 1025 465 685 995 -4 100
*Albemarle 230 300 440 195 305 445 2 75
*Alleghany 220 290 425 175 275 400 -5 75
*Amherst 210 280 405 180 290 420 4 65
*Augusta 220 290 425 195 310 450 7 75
*Bedford 165 210 310 125 205 305 -2 75
*Bland 185 240 350 170 265 390 10 75
*Botetourt 195 255 375 160 255 375 0 75
Campbell 305 465 690 330 500 745 8 100
Caroline 235 375 565 260 405 605 8 100
*Carroll (hdwd) 180 235 345 145 235 345 0 75
**Carroll (wp) 265 665 1255 285 695 1295 5 75
Chesterfield 330 490 710 340 505 725 3 100
*Clarke 305 420 605 280 430 620 2 100
*Culpeper 255 340 495 230 360 520 6 100
Cumberland 280 435 645 295 455 675 5 100
Dinwiddie 420 615 890 420 620 900 1 100
*Fairfax 230 310 450 210 330 480 6 100
*Fauquier 235 315 455 200 315 460 0 100
*Fluvanna 195 250 370 175 275 400 10 75
*Franklin 165 210 310 135 220 325 5 75
*Frederick 285 390 565 255 400 575 3 100
*Giles 170 220 320 140 225 335 2 75
Gloucester 235 370 555 240 375 565 1 100
Goochland 315 480 715 360 545 795 14 100
*Greene 265 355 515 230 360 520 1 100
Hanover 225 360 545 250 395 590 10 75
Henrico 285 430 625 285 430 630 0 100
*Henry 145 175 265 120 200 295 14 65
Isle of Wight 335 505 740 335 500 735 -1 100
James City 210 350 545 245 395 605 13 75
King George 175 300 470 240 355 535 18 75
King William 230 375 570 235 385 585 3 75
*Loudoun 270 370 535 220 340 490 -8 100
Louisa 315 485 715 360 545 800 12 100
*Madison 255 345 500 230 355 505 3 100
Middlesex 260 410 610 265 415 620 1 100
*Montgomery 155 200 295 135 220 325 10 65
*Nelson 215 285 415 195 305 445 7 100
New Kent 310 460 675 330 490 715 7 100
Northampton 400 595 875 385 575 845 -3 100
Northumberland 225 360 545 250 395 595 10 100
Orange       215 340 490 0  
*Page 320 440 635 275 430 615 -2 100
Pittsylvania 340 510 745 360 545 795 7 100
Powhatan 275 430 635 300 460 685 7 100
Prince George 375 555 810 365 550 800 -1 100
*Prince William 230 310 450 200 315 455 2 75
*Pulaski 160 205 300 135 220 320 7 65
*Rappahannock 260 355 510 230 360 515 1 100
Richmond 255 405 610 260 405 615 0 100
*Roanoke 155 195 290 125 205 300 5 65
*Rockbridge 250 335 490 210 330 480 -1 100
*Rockingham 275 370 535 245 380 545 3 100
*Russell 195 255 375 175 275 400 8 75
*Shenandoah 305 420 605 270 420 605 0 100
*Smyth 190 250 365 180 280 410 12 75
Southampton 360 535 775 380 565 815 6  
Spotsylvania 240 370 545 265 400 585 8 100
Stafford 180 285 435 190 300 450 5 75
*Tazewell 210 280 405 195 310 450 11 75
*Warren 320 445 635 285 440 630 -1 100
*Washington 195 255 375 185 290 425 14 75
Westmoreland 165 285 455 175 300 470 5 75

* Hardwood Management

** White Pine

City Site Productivity (measured in Dollars Per Acre (DPA))

City 2006 Values
Fair
2006 Values
Good
2006 Values
Excellent
2007 Suggested Values
Fair
2007 Suggested Values
Good
2007 Suggested Values
Excellent
% Change
On Good Sites
Non-Productive Land
Chesapeake 300 455 670 315 475 695 4 100
Danville 330 500 730 355 530 775 6 100
Franklin 360 540 785 340 515 750 -5 100
Fredericksburg 165 270 410 175 285 430 6 75
*Harrisonburg 270 370 530 235 365 530 -1 100
*Lynchburg 195 255 375 155 245 360 -4 75
*Manassas 230 310 450 195 305 445 -2 75
Petersburg 385 570 820 390 575 830 1 100
*Radford 160 200 295 135 220 320 10 75
*Staunton 210 280 405 180 285 415 2 75
Suffolk 325 490 720 350 515 750 5 100
Virginia Beach 290 440 645 310 470 690 7 100
*Waynesboro 210 280 405 180 285 415 2 75

* Hardwood Management

A value is suggested for non-productive forest land. This is land devoted to forest use but not capable of growing a crop of trees for commercial industrial use. Examples of this type of forest land are inaccessibility, steep outcrops or rock and shallow soil on steep mountain sides, excessive steepness, heavily eroded areas, coastal beach sand, tidal marsh, etc.

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