City of Roanoke - Energy Efficient Building Property Tax Credit

July 25, 2012


The City of Roanoke offer existing or proposed building exceeding energy efficient standards as contained in the Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) by 30%, a special real estate tax rate of $1.07/$100 for a term of five years. Buildings may also qualfiy for meeting performance standrads persrcibed under the Green Building Initiative, United States Green Building Counicl (LEED), Earthcraft or Energy Star construction standards.

Applications for the special tax rate program for energy efficient buildings must be submitted to the Building Commissioner’s Office, Division of Building Inspections of the Department of Planning Building and Development.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Property Tax Incentive
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Administrator: City of Roanoke
Start Date: 07/01/2007
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Incentive Amount: 10.7% property tax reduction for up to 5 years

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.