Lee County, Virginia





The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on September 21, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia to solicit input on a Special Use Permit request. Lillian C. Richmond has applied for a Special Use Permit to allow a Child Care Center (Family Day Care Home) in an R-1, Single Family Residential District.  The property is located approximately 2 miles east of Jonesville in the Fincastle Heights Subdivision at 214 Sexton Rd, off of Routes 930, Poteet Rd. and Route 931, Fincastle Heights Rd.  The property consists of approximately .344 acres of land (Tax Parcel 54D-(1)-1D,8).  For further information, please contact Richard Johnson, Community Development Director, at (276) 346-7766 or Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.





On September 18, 2021, the Lee County Board of Supervisors will sell the following real estate parcels to the highest bidder at auction.


Tax Map  



Straight Creek  (Penn Lee/Stone Creek area)
22-(A)-124      Gin Creek Lot  (Penn Lee/Stone Creek area)
22-(A)-250B Bobs Branch   (Penn Lee/Stone Creek area)
22A-(1)-39   Straight Creek  (Stone Creek area)
23-(1)-1F        North Fork   (Pocket area/Route 606)
NM 12593         Wildcat   (Yokum Station)
NM 13489      Wallens Creek  (White Shoals)


The auction will also include the sale of timber rights on approximately 45 acres located off Bus Shop Road (Lee County Landfill/Transfer Station property).





Timber sale map













The LENOWISCO Planning District Commission is currently accepting applications for their Regional Small Business Recovery Assistance grant program for small businesses in Lee, Scott and Wise Counties and the City of Norton.   Only rent and mortgage payments will be eligible for reimbursement.  Full eligibility requirements and the application are available at http://www.lenowisco.org/uploads/3/0/6/6/30665363/lrsbra2_app.pdf







February 26, 2021

The County of Lee, Virginia’s annual audit, as required by Section 15.2-2511 of the Code of Virginia has not yet been completed for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020.  The reason for the delay in completion is due primarily to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Several staff members and partners of the county’s accounting consulting firm have tested positive for the virus or have been quarantined due to possible exposure during the past seven months.  This firm completes year-end closing and adjusting entries for compilation of the financial statements for audit by the County’s contracted auditing firm.  The staff absences have delayed the consultants’ ability to complete the preliminary adjustments and compilation of the financial statements for audit.  The County’s audit firm has indicated they would expect to have the final audit report completed and submitted to the Auditor of Public Accounts by May 15, 2021.




Brightminds, LLC is currently conducting reassessment of property in Lee County.  They are utilizing aerial drones to gather data for all properties including residential housing.  Brightminds has also mailed notices to several property owners requesting income and expense information.  If you received this for an owner-occupied structure, you may disregard the notice.  If you wish to speak to someone at Brightminds about the notice, contact the number provided.  Regardless, all property owners will have an opportunity to appeal their assessment to the Board of Equalization during the first quarter of 2022.














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