Code of Virginia

Creating a Report: Check the sections you'd like to appear in the report, then use the "Create Report" button at the bottom of the page to generate your report. Once the report is generated you'll then have the option to download it as a pdf, print or email the report.

Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 8. State Recordation Tax

§ 58.1-817. Fee for open-space preservation.

In addition to all other taxes and fees imposed by this chapter, beginning July 1, 2020, there is hereby imposed a $3 fee on every deed, deed of trust, contract, or other instrument admitted to record in those jurisdictions in which open-space easements are held by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The fee shall be collected as provided in § 58.1-812 and the clerk shall deposit all fees collected hereunder into a special fund within the state treasury which shall be created on the books of the Comptroller for this revenue. On a monthly basis, the Comptroller shall distribute all revenue collected from such fee to the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, which shall accept, hold, and administer such funds in accordance with its purpose and powers as set forth in Chapter 18 (§ 10.1-1800 et seq.) of Title 10.1.

2004, c. 990; 2020, c. 623.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.