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A copy of a birth certificate
For instructions on obtaining a copy of a birth certificate, visit the Virginia Department of Health’s website at www.vdh.state.va.us/vital_records/mail_it.htm?mode=printable.

A copy of a death certificate
For instructions on obtaining a copy of a death certificate, visit the Virginia Department of Health’s website at www.vdh.state.va.us/vital_records/mail_it.htm?mode=printable.

A dog license
All dogs four months or older must have a Mecklenburg County dog tag. Dog tags go on sale November 1st. The deadline to purchase dog tags is January 31. For each dog tag, proof of current rabies vaccination must be presented. The current price for each dog tag is $5.00; 20-dog kennel tags are $35.00; 50-dog kennel tags are $50.00 and duplicates are $1.00. Failure to purchase a dog tag in a timely manner could result in a summons being issued to the owner by the Mecklenburg County Animal Warden. If found in violation, the owner could be fined $25.00 per dog plus incur cost of court .

Dog tags may be purchased by mail or in person at the Treasurer’s Office at 311 Washington Street, Boydton. When purchasing by mail, dog owners must send a copy of a current rabies vaccination certificate for each dog as well as the applicable fee. Checks or money orders are to be made to the County of Mecklenburg. Once received, purchased dog tags will be mailed back to the dog owner.

  • Marriage licenses are issued from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by the Clerk of Circuit Court.
  • Licenses are issued regardless of the applicants' county of residence as long as the marriage will take place in Virginia.
  • The marriage license fee is $30.00. Payment may be made by cash, check or money order. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.
  • Both parties must be present and must present a photo I.D. If either party is under 18, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 434-738-6191 ext. 4220 for additional information.
  • Blood tests are not required.

The marriage license is valid for 60 days. There is no waiting period between application and issuance of license. If the marriage does not take place within 60 days from the date the license was issued, a new license must be issued and additional fees must be tendered.

A phone number for a department
To get a phone number and/or extension for a County Department, click on County Directory under Government or Quick Links on the website’s Home Page or you may dial 434-738-6191 (from South Hill dial 434-447-7636) and press "0” to speak to the operator.

A 9-1-1 Physical Address
For instructions on obtaining a 9-1-1 physical address, please click here.

Tax maps & Real Estate Assessments
To view tax maps and real estate assessments, you can access the GIS website at http://gis.edsi.com/mecklenburgmain.php or you may call the Real Estate office at 434-738-6191 (from South Hill dial 434-447-7636) ext. 4270.
Building Code Certificate of Occupancy
  • Final Inspection must be "passed” by a building inspector.  For more information on final inspection requirements, see http://mecklenburgva.com/mediaarchive/pdf/Required%20Inspections.pdf 
  • Health Department Operational Permits for waste disposal system and/ or private well must be approved and a copy provided to the Building Code Enforcement office.
  • A CO will be mailed within five (5) days of the passed final inspection provided the Health Department operational permit has been provided.  Owners may pick up the CO in person if desired.  For more information, you may contact our permit technician at (434) 738-6191 (ext. 4331) or by email at building.codeenforcement@mecklenburgva.com .
Note:  The "Passed” final inspection shall serve as a new CO for additions or alterations to     existing buildings which already have a Certificate of Occupancy.
Any vehicle with a current state license must also display a local County or Town decal. County/Town decals go on sale March 1st and must be on your vehicle by March 31st and may be purchased at the locations listed below. The price of the decal is $25.00. You must present your state registration card for each vehicle for which you are purchasing a decal. All personal property taxes must be paid before purchasing the decal.
Treasurer’s Office
Town of Boydton
Chase City
Town of Chase City
Town of Chase City
Frames & Stitches
Town of Clarksville
VA Ave Mall
Town of LaCrosse
Town of LaCrosse
South Hill
Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce

Mecklenburg County Tourism

Life Happens Off the Path.

Whatever you and your family love; you truly can find it here. We are sure you’ll enjoy all Mecklenburg County has to offer!

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Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map

Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map.

Boasting 9,000+ acres of public Wildlife Management Areas and a 50,000 acre lake, Mecklenburg is a sportsman’s paradise.

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Mecklenburg is Lake Country

Mecklenburg Is Lake Country.

It’s time you came to visit us. Click below for a PDF to view the Lake Country Visitor's Guide which is filled with helpful information about the area.

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