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The Valuation Joint Board is responsible for administrative oversight of the Assessor's and Electoral Registration Officer's activities. Its membership consists of eight Elected Members of the Highland Council and two Elected Members of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
The Assessor is a statutory official appointed by the Valuation Joint Board who is directly responsible for carrying out valuations for Council Tax and Rating purposes and related matters. Use this link to email the Assessor.
The Electoral Registration Officer
The Electoral Registration Officer is an official appointed by the Highland Council and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar who is directly responsible for compiling the Register of Electors and related matters. Use this link to email the Electoral Registration Officer.
How To Use This Site
If you wish to obtain details of contact address and telephone numbers click on the link to Contacts (see 'In This Section' at the right-hand side).
Apart from the information displayed on this web site, certain downloadable files (PDF files) containing forms are provided. These are available either within the subject area in question or in the Forms and Publications sections of the site.
Information which you provide in e-mails to the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer will only be accessible to Valuation Joint Board staff.
Links are provided to the Revenues and Returning Officer functions of the Highland Council and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, both within the subject area under consideration and in the Links section of the site. Additional links of general relevance to public services may be accessed via the parent Highland Council site. No guarantee can be given that these links will always work and any representations as to their quality or accuracy should be forwarded to the authority in question.
There is also a Scottish Assessors' Association Portal which will allow you to check for yourself the council tax band or rateable value for properties throughout Scotland.