News & Announcements

Posted on: March 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2019

County Accepting Property Tax Exemption Applications from Charitable Nonprofits

Link to information about tax relief programs

Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is accepting applications from charitable nonprofit organizations seeking an exemption from Loudoun County real and/or personal property taxes for the 2025 tax year. The deadline to apply for ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2024

Six Things to Know about the March 5, 2024, Primary Election in Loudoun

Link to information about the upcoming primary election in Loudoun County March 5, 2024

A presidential primary election will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Election officials remind voters of six key things to know ahead of the election.

1. Know When to Vote

  • Polls in Loudoun County will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., T...
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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Renewal Forms for Loudoun County’s Tax Relief Program for the Elderly and Disabled Mailed

Link to information about Loudoun County Tax Relief Programs

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that participants in the county’s tax relief program for residents who are 65 years of age or older and/or permanently and totally disabled should soon begin receiving their renewal forms. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Loudoun County begins Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

Link to information about the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

Loudoun County is scheduled to launch the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative Friday, March 1, 2024, with the opening of a targeted waitlist for the county’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program strictly serving eligible young adults who are homeless ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

2024 Real Estate Assessments Available Online

Link to the Loudoun County Parcel Database

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that Loudoun County real estate assessments for tax year 2024 are now available online at loudoun.gov/parceldatabase. Printed assessment notices were recently mailed and property owners sho...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Expanded Early Voting Opportunities begin February 24 for March 5 Primary Election

Link to information about early voting in Loudoun County

Loudoun County election officials remind voters that they will have expanded opportunities for in-person early voting for the March 5, 2024, presidential primary election beginning Saturday, February 24. The last day to vote early in person is Saturday, M...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Loudoun County Seeks Comments on Child Care Needs from Families and Providers

Link to information about a child care needs assessment survey

Loudoun County families with young children and child care providers are encouraged to participate in a survey and/or focus groups intended to help better inform the county’s efforts to support the child care needs of the community. The survey and focus g...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Loudoun Clerk of Circuit Court Offers Black History Program March 2

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The Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court is hosting a Black History Month Program that will highlight many of the county's records containing information about enslaved individuals in Loudoun County. “Records of Loudoun’s Enslaved Community, 1757-1865,” wil...

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County News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Loudoun, Leesburg Reach Annexation Agreement for Compass Creek

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During its February 6, 2024, meeting the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors reviewed the terms of a mediated agreement and approved the terms of the agreement, which would allow the Town of Leesburg to annex more than 400 acres of land known as Compass C...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Loudoun Offers Information Sessions on Home Improvement Program Grants

Link to information about Home Improvement Information Sessions

Loudoun County is offering information sessions in February and March on home improvement program grants available to Loudoun County residents. All sessions are free, but seating is limited and registration is required. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Loudoun County Administrator Presents Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2025

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County Administrator Tim Hemstreet has presented a proposed budget for the Loudoun County government to the Board of Supervisors for Fiscal Year 2025 (FY 2025), which begins July 1, 2024. The proposed budget totals $5.2 billion in appropriations for the c...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Loudoun County Corrects Incorrect Report About Legislative Program

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Loudoun County Government is issuing a correction to a factually incorrect report by WJLA-TV and Channel 7 reporter Nick Minock published February 12, 2024, to ensure the taxpayers of Loudoun have correct information regarding the county’s regul...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2019

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue to Hold Tax Relief Seminars

Link to information about Loudoun County's tax relief programs

Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has scheduled free information sessions to familiarize residents who are age 65 years or older, or are totally and permanently disabled, with the county’s generous real estate and ve...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Loudoun County Employee Energy Challenge Recognized as Innovative Initiative

Announcement of award for Loudoun from Association of Energy Engineers

Loudoun County’s Employee Energy Challenge has been recognized by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as the 2023 Innovative Energy Project of the Year in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast region of the United States. 

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Opportunities to Serve: Loudoun Seeks Applicants for Board of Zoning Appeals, Other Boards

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Loudoun County offers residents opportunities to get involved in local government by serving on a variety of boards, committees and commissions. 

Board of Zoning Appeals

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Christopher Quintyne is New Assistant Loudoun County Administrator

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Christopher Quintyne has been appointed as an Assistant Loudoun County Administrator effective February 15, 2024, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Quintyne, who was selected for the position after a nationwide search, comes to L...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Public Input Meeting on Accessibility of County Services for People with Disabilities Feb. 15

Link to information about the Americans with Disabilities Act Study

Loudoun County will hold a public meeting to gather community members’ input on the accessibility of county services for people with disabilities, including county-sponsored programs, activities and facilities. The public input meeting will be held Thursd...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Deadline for Loudoun County Business Tax Filings is March 1

Link to information about business tax filing requirements

Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. recently issued notices of business tax filing requirements to business owners for tax year 2024. The notice provides the necessary account number to enable taxpayers to report by March 1, 202...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Loudoun to Hold Public Input Meeting Feb. 15 on Route 50 Safety and Operational Study

Link to information about the Route 50 Safety and Operational Study

Loudoun County is hosting a meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 50 corridor February 15, 2024, in Aldie. The county is conducting a Route 50 Safety and Operational Study of approximately 14 miles of Route 50 from Northstar Boulevard to the ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Supplemental Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Deadline is February 5, 2024

Link to information about taxes in Loudoun County

Loudoun County Treasurer Henry C. Eickelberg reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of supplemental real estate and personal property taxes is Monday, February 5, 2024. 

Payments received or postmarked after February 5 will incur a 10% pe...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

County to Collect Fees for EV Charging Sessions at Metrorail Parking Garages

Information about fees for electrical vehicle charging stations

Loudoun County will soon begin collecting fees for the use of electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations at the two county-owned and operated Metrorail parking garages: the Ashburn South and Loudoun Gateway garages. The service has been free since the gara...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Loudoun County to Distribute American Rescue Plan Act Grants

Information about American Rescue Plan Act funding in Loudoun County

During its January 16, 2024, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors authorized the distribution of more than $1.6 million in grants from the county’s share of the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, which financially supports local ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Early Voting in Loudoun for March 2024 Presidential Primary begins January 19

Link to information about voting in Loudoun County

Loudoun County election officials remind voters that early voting for the March 5, 2024, presidential primary election begins Friday, January 19, 2024. Both the Democratic and Republican parties are participating in the primary election. All registered vo...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

County, Soil & Water Conservation District Partner in Water Quality Grant Opportunities

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The Loudoun County government and the Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District (LSWCD) are partnering in a program to provide funding to homeowners interested in implementing water quality improvement projects on their property or in their neighborhoo...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Loudoun to Participate in Annual Point-in-Time Count of Homeless Population

Link to information about the Point in Time Count

Loudoun County is among the jurisdictions in the National Capital Region that will conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. The count is scheduled to be conducted the night of...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Public Input Meeting on Route 7 West Safety and Operational Study Rescheduled to Jan. 25

Link to information about a Route 7 study

The Loudoun County public input meeting on the Route 7 West Safety and Operational Study has been rescheduled from January 23 to Thursday, January 25, 2024, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Robey Meeting Room, Purcellville Library, 220 E Main St. in Purc...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Loudoun County to Host Job Fair January 24, 2024

Link to information about a Loudoun County Job Fair

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Loudoun Job Fair on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., at the Claude Moore Recreation & Community Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane in Sterling.    

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Loudoun County Offers Community Water and Wastewater Project Assistance

Link to information about the Loudoun County Water-Wastewater Assistance Program

The Loudoun County Water and Wastewater Program is now accepting applications for county assistance with community water and wastewater projects.

The Water and Wastewater Program is designed to support Loudoun County communities experiencing issues with de...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Commissioner of the Revenue Mails Notices to Vehicle Owners

Link to online personal property tax information

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has recently mailed notification of 2024 personal property filing requirements to all owners of automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, campers, trailers, boats, motorhomes, aircraft, and mobile homes curr...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

‘Pardon Our Dust’ Meeting for Route 50 and Trailhead Drive Roundabout Set for January 18

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a “pardon our dust” meeting for the Route 50 and Trailhead Drive Roundabout on Thursday, January 18, 2024, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Arcola Elementary School, 41740 Tall Cedars Parkway, Aldie. At this meet...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Loudoun Accepting Applications for ARPA Durable Medical Equipment Services Grant Program

Link to information about grant funding opportunities

Loudoun County is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Durable Medical Equipment Services Grant Program. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2024. 

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Detour to begin in January 2024 to Widen a Segment of Arcola Mills Drive

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Update: 01/10/2024: The work is scheduled to begin Thursday, January 11, 2024. 

Original News Release

Beginning on or about Thursday, January 4, 2024, the segment of Arcola Mills Drive (Route 621) between Arcola Boulevard and Yardley Ridge Drive in...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

County Encourages Public Participation in Jan. 9 Hearing on Proposed Greenway Toll Increases

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Loudoun County officials encourage residents and businesses who wish to offer comment on the Dulles Greenway’s proposed rate hike to attend the State Corporation Commission (SCC) public hearing, Tuesday, January 9, 2024, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Freedom High ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Board of Supervisors Sets 2024 Meeting Schedule; Elects Briskman Vice Chair

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2024 and has elected Algonkian District Supervisor Juli E. Briskman as vice chair. In the absence of Chair Phyllis J. Randall, Briskman will perform the duties of the chair. ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

Board Term Ends with a Long, Varied List of Accomplishments

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Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors who were elected in 2019 closed out their four-year term with the Board’s final meeting December 19, 2023, and a long list of accomplishments. From taking on constituent concerns and changing countywide z...

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Posted on: December 29, 2023

Ceremonial Installation of Board of Supervisors, School Board Set for January 6

Information about a join installation ceremony for the Board of Supervisors and School Board

The public is invited to attend the joint ceremonial swearing-in of members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and School Board, Saturday, January 6, 2024, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn, 45425 Holiday Drive in Sterling. The majority of th...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Loudoun Offers Christmas Tree Recycling at Several Locations

Link to information about Christmas tree recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County is offering five locations for residents to recycle their Christmas trees through January 21, 2024. Only natural cut trees and wreaths will be accepted: no artificial trees or artificial wreaths. The trees will be converted into mulch, whic...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Popular Annual Financial Report for FY 2023 is Online

Link to information about Loudoun County financial reports

Loudoun County’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Popular Annual Financial Report is online. 

The report is specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to members of the general public who do not have a background in public finan...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Nominations Now Open for Loudoun County Heritage Register Program

Link to information about the Loudoun County Heritage Register

Loudoun County is currently seeking nominations for its recently launched Heritage Register Program. 

The program, developed by the Loudoun County Heritage Commission and administered by the Department of Planning and Zoning, will recognize herita...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Loudoun County Publishes FY 2024 Program Review

Link to information about the FY 2024 Program Review

Anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of Loudoun County government programs and services is encouraged to read Loudoun County’s Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 2024) Program Review, which is online at loudoun.gov/ProgramReview.

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Loudoun County Government to Observe December 26, 2023, as a Holiday

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Loudoun County government administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, December 26, 2023. The Board of Supervisors approved an addition to the county’s holiday schedule at its December 19, 2023, business meeting (PDF)

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Loudoun Improves Local Bus Service to Silver Line Stations Beginning Jan. 2

Link to information about Loudoun County Transit service changes

Loudoun County is adjusting bus schedules and relocating one bus stop to improve service for riders going to Silver Line Metrorail stations. All routes are evaluated for timeliness and efficiency on a quarterly basis throughout the year to better serve al...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Adopts New Zoning Ordinance

Link to text of adopted Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted a new zoning ordinance, completing a nearly four-year process that included extensive public engagement with a broad range of stakeholders. The new Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance, adopted by the Board f...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Board Allocates $172 Million in Unspent Funds to Range of Initiatives

Link to information about the Loudoun County budget

On December 5, 2023, the Board of Supervisors authorized the use of unassigned General Fund balance from the Loudoun County Adopted Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget. The $172,168,860 fund balance includes revenue collected during the fiscal year that was not ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Loudoun County Monitoring High-Voltage Transmission Line Proposals

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The Loudoun Board of Supervisors and county staff are closely monitoring the process conducted by the Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) PJM Interconnection, which has included consideration of proposals to improve a portion of the nation’...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Opportunities to Serve: Loudoun Seeks Applicants for Board of Zoning Appeals, Other Boards

Link to information about applying to serve on boards, commissions and committees

Loudoun County offers residents opportunities to get involved in local government by serving on a variety of boards, committees and commissions. 

Board of Zoning Appeals

Loudoun County is seeking applicants to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals (...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Board of Supervisors Adopts Updates to Travel Policy

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During its December 5, 2023, meeting, the Loudoun Board of Supervisors approved a travel policy for Board members and their aides (PDF). The updates to the policy were informed by discussion among members of the Board and a review of the policies of other...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Board Pays Tribute to Outgoing Loudoun Treasurer H. Roger Zurn

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After 28 years as the treasurer of Loudoun County and more than 30 years in public service, H. Roger Zurn Jr. will step down on December 31, 2023, leaving the office to his successor, Henry Eickelberg.

During its December 5 meeting, the Board of Supervisor...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Public Hearing on Housing and Community Development Needs Scheduled Dec. 13

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Loudoun County will hold a public hearing to gather residents’ input on housing, homelessness, community development and public service needs in the community. The public hearing will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2023, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., at the Dep...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Summary of Final Draft Zoning Ordinance Changes Now Available

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Following nearly four years of work by a broad range of stakeholders, Loudoun County’s Final Draft Zoning Ordinance is now published for review and a public hearing on the ordinance is scheduled for December 13.

In advance of the public hearing, members of...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Loudoun Election Officials Complete Post-Election Audit

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Loudoun County has successfully completed a post-election audit, which confirmed that the county’s electronic voting system accurately reported the correct outcome of the November 7, 2023, general election. 

The Virginia State Board of Elections a...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Environmental Commission Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

Link to information about the 2024 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Loudoun County Environmental Commission is calling for nominations for the second annual Environmental Excellence Awards, honoring individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and educators for their leadership on environmental issues.

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

State Corporation Commission Seeks Public Comment on Greenway Rate Hike Request

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Loudoun County residents and businesses who wish to offer comment on the Dulles Greenway’s proposed rate hike may do so during a State Corporation Commission (SCC) public hearing, Tuesday, January 9, 2024, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Freedom High School, 25450 R...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Loudoun County Seeks Comments about Accessibility for ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Link to information about Loudoun County's ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

Loudoun County is asking for feedback from members of the public about the accessibility of county services for people with disabilities, including county-sponsored programs, activities, facilities and website. The survey is part of an update to the count...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Loudoun County Hypothermia Prevention Shelter Opens November 15

Link to information about the Loudoun County Hypothermia Prevention Shelter

The Loudoun County Hypothermia Prevention Shelter will open Wednesday, November 15, 2023, for single adults aged 18 and older in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. This temporary shelter, which provides a warm i...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Silver Line Metrorail, Bus Services in Operation in Loudoun for One Year

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Metrorail’s Silver Line extension and the beginning of Silver Line transit bus service have now been in operation in Loudoun for one year. Loudoun Transit and Commuter Services will recognize the anniversary by hosting pop-up events on Wednesday, November...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center Opens at Loudoun County Landfill

Link to information about food waste composting and recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County has begun a one-year pilot program for accepting food waste at its new Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center located at the Loudoun County landfill. The program is intended for residents who are interested in composting their household food...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

County to Present Findings of Assessment of Engineering and Surveyors Institute Services

Link to information about assessment of services provided by the Engineers and Surveyors Institute

Loudoun County is preparing to present the findings of an independent assessment of the services provided by the Engineers and Surveyors Institute (ESI) to the Department of Building and Development to support the land development and review process in Lo...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Loudoun County Human Services Nonprofit Grant Application Process is Now Open

Link to information about grant funding opportunities

Loudoun County’s annual grant application process for community nonprofit organizations is now open with the Fiscal Year 2025 (FY 2025) Human Services Nonprofit Grant Application available at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Loudoun Farmers Eligible for Federal Emergency Drought Aid

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Loudoun County farmers are eligible to apply for assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) due to drought conditions during this year’s growing season. 

The USDA has declared Loudoun and six other Virgin...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Board of Supervisors Completes Review of Draft Zoning Ordinance; Public Hearing Scheduled Dec. 13

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During a final work session on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project October 30, 2023, the Board of Supervisors completed its review of the Draft Zoning Ordinance that was sent to them by the Planning Commission in July. The Board held eight work sessions ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

County Adjusts Courthouse Shuttle Operations With Opening of New General District Courthouse

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The new Loudoun County General District Courthouse is now open to the public as of Tuesday, October 31, 2023, which was announced last week. Also effective October 31 are updates to the operation of the courtesy shuttle that runs between the courthouse bu...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

Loudoun Expands Farm Implement, Equipment Property Tax Exemptions

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During its October 11, 2023, public hearing, the Board of Supervisors amended the Codified Ordinances of Loudoun County related to tax exemptions for farm equipment.  

Chapter 860.06 – Exemptions for Farm Animals, Certain Grains, Agricultural Prod...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

Final Loudoun Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Work Session is October 30

Link to information about the zoning ordinance rewrite project

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is currently scheduled to hold its final work session on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite (ZOR) project Monday, October 30, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. This is the final in a series of eight work sessions the Board has held in a...

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

New Loudoun County General District Courthouse Opens on October 31

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Loudoun County General District Courthouse

Loudoun County’s new General District Courthouse will open to the public on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The new courthouse is located at 2 Church Street NE in Leesburg, adjacent to the existing courthouse, which remains open. The Loudoun County Courthouse ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Betsy Smith Selected as Loudoun’s New Director of Building and Development

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Betsy Smith is the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Building and Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Smith, whose appointment is effective October 26, 2023, was selected after a nationwide recruitment. She has ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

‘Maintenance’ Defined in Loudoun’s Onsite Sewage Treatment System Ordinance

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During its October 11, 2023, public hearing, the Board of Supervisors amended the Loudoun County Codified Ordinances related to the “maintenance” of onsite sewage treatment systems.

An amendment to Chapter 1066.01 (Onsite Sewage Treatment Systems) adds a d...

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Posted on: October 24, 2023

Changes Made to Transient Occupancy Tax Collection in Loudoun

Link to information about the transient occupancy tax in Loudoun County

During its October 11, 2023, public hearing, the Board of Supervisors amended the Codified Ordinances of Loudoun County related to the collection of transient occupancy taxes by accommodations intermediaries such as Airbnb and VRBO. 

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event October 28 in Leesburg

Link to information about electronics recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Leesburg Park and Ride, 41951 Gourley Transit Drive in Leesburg. 

There is a limit of five items per vehicle. Fees will be charg...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Public Comment Period on Sugarland Road and Church Road Roundabout Now Open

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Loudoun County is hosting an online public comment period October 18 through November 1, 2023, to gain input from the public on the Sugarland Road and Church Road / Frederick Drive Roundabout. This project provides for construction of a mini roundabout at...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Loudoun to Hold In-Person Public Meeting for Dulles South Community Park October 26

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Loudoun County invites members of the community to attend a public information meeting about the Dulles South Community Park project Thursday, October 26, 2023, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Gum Spring Library, Meeting Room A, 24600 Millstream Drive in Stone Ridge...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Loudoun County Schedules New General District Courthouse Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for October 25

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new General District Courthouse at the Loudoun County Courts Complex on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at 2 Church Street NE, in Lee...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Health Department Encourages Residents to Take Action to Prevent Respiratory Illnesses

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Loudoun County health officials encourage residents to stay current on the latest recommendations for preventing respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, seasonal flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). As colder weather arrives and Loudoun residents...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

George Govan is Loudoun County’s New Director of Finance & Procurement

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George Govan has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Finance and Procurement, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Govan was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective October 26,...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Deadline to Register to Vote a Non-Provisional Ballot in November Election is October 16

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Loudoun County election officials remind residents that if they are not registered to vote or need to update their registration, they have until Monday, October 16, 2023, to do so in order to vote a non-provisional ballot in the November 7 general electio...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

County Provides Update on Special Exception Process for Mickie Gordon Memorial Park

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Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services has withdrawn a request for a Special Exception to the county’s zoning ordinance for Mickie Gordon Memorial Park. 

The Special Exception request was filed through the county&rsq...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

Community Work Group Authorized to Engage FAA Regarding Dulles Airport Noise

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With the goal of engaging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding noise experienced by communities west of Dulles International Airport, the Board of Supervisors, during its October 3, 2023, meeting, authorized plans to assemble a work group r...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

Applications for Loudoun’s ARPA Child Care Fee Reduction Grant Program Now Available

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Child Care Fee Reduction Grant Program. 

The program is designed to help create a child care supplementary reimbursement program to s...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Loudoun Employers Recognized for Inclusion in the Workplace

FAIME Award winners with members of the Loudoun Board of Supervisors and Disability Services Board

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has recognized three local employers for their commitment to accessibility and proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Loudoun County (PDF)

At the October 3, 2023, meeting, winners o...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Loudoun County Landfill Now Offers Free Compost

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The Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility is now offering free compost that will enhance soil and promote healthy plant growth for local gardeners. This is in addition to the free mulch at the landfill that the county has offered to residents for...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Loudoun Joint Architectural Review Board Recognizes Architectural Excellence

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The Loudoun County Joint Architectural Review Board (JARB) announces the winners of its annual awards program that recognizes individuals, organizations and companies whose projects in locally designated historic districts have made a positive and lasting...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

New Road Signs Installed on Newly Renamed Route 7 and Route 50

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Motorists traveling on Route 7 and Route 50 in Loudoun County are seeing new road signs indicating the new names of the highways.

The renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) to Leesburg Pike and the renaming of John Mosby Highway (Route 50) to Little Rive...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Board of Supervisors Continues Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Work Sessions

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will continue to consider potential revisions to the county’s Zoning Ordinance during its ongoing work sessions for the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite (ZOR) project. The next work sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, Septe...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Loudoun County to Participate in Greenway Toll Increase Case

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Loudoun County will actively participate in the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) proceedings concerning the toll increase request by the owners of the Dulles Greenway. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously September 19, 2023, to direct the...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Loudoun Earns Achievement Award for Popular Annual Financial Report

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Loudoun County has again received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Popular Annual Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Popular Annual Fi...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Prospective Jurors Needed for 2024 Jury Trials in Loudoun

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The Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Jury Management team is sending out 50,000 jury questionnaire postcards to Loudoun County residents in the month of September for the purpose of determining who is qualified for jury duty in Loudoun County in 2024. These m...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Members Sought for Loudoun County Continuum of Care

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The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC) is seeking applicants for membership. The CoC is a community coalition of public, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations that provide a variety of shelter and support services to persons who are homeless or at ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 10

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The next session of the program sponsored by Loudoun County to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, October 10, 2023. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week, virtual program. 

Area fathers are encoura...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

New Ordinance Requires Removal of Lizzio Center Drive Structure

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance during its September 13, 2023, public hearing that requires the owner of an unfinished building located at 25450 Lizzio Center Drive to remove the structure. If the owner does not remove the str...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Early Voting for November Election Begins September 22; Deadline to Register to Vote is October 16

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters of important dates and deadlines for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. 

  • Friday, September 22: First day of early voting at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 75...
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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Applications for Loudoun’s ARPA Community Support Services Nonprofit Grant Program Now Available

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Community Support Services Grant Program. 

The program is designed to assist nonprofits in supplying funds for durable medical equipm...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Public Comment on Greenway Toll Increase Request Now Open; SCC Hearing Set

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The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has opened its public comment opportunity and scheduled hearings on an application (Case # PUR-2023-00089) from the owners of the Dulles Greenway requesting to increase the maximum tolls for most drivers to ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Virginia Association of Counties Recognizes Loudoun for Model Programs

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Three Loudoun County programs have been recognized for excellence and innovation by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). The county’s efforts to prevent food insecurity, help Loudoun entrepreneurs and increase equitable access to sidewalks and tra...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Loudoun County to Oppose Greenway Toll Increase Proposal

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Loudoun County continues to oppose toll rate increases that have once again been proposed by the operators of the Dulles Greenway. Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) has filed an application this week (Case # PUR-2023-00089) with the State Corpo...

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