Fast Facts
REGULATIONS ON OPEN FIRES

NO open burning in the Town of South Hill. Direct any questions to the South Hill Fire Department. (434) 447-3226

 

VOTING

A person can register to vote at the Mecklenburg County Voter Registrarís Office at 439 Madison Street Boydton, VA.  434-447-7636 or 434-738-6191 ext. 4313

 

BUILDING PERMIT

All new construction, renovations or additions to existing structures require a building permit. Building permits are issued by the Building Inspector, located in the South Hill Town Office, 211 South Mecklenburg Avenue South Hill, VA. (434) 447-5041

 

BUSINESS LICENSE

All businesses (except contractors and peddlers) must have a definite place of business within the corporate limits of South Hill to be sold a business license. The definite place of business can be their residence. If they are not located within South Hill, they do not buy a license. The fee varies upon type of business. Business licenses may be obtained at the South Hill Town Office, 211 South Mecklenburg Avenue. (434) 447-5041

 

YARD SALE

A permit for Yard Sales is required. Yard Sales may only be held on residential property. No fee and only 4 per year. Contact the Town Office, 211 South Mecklenburg Avenue. (434) 447-3191

 

GARBAGE COLLECTION

In the Town of South Hill, residential pick-up is done once a week. To find out which days it is picked up in your area, please call the Town Office (434) 447-3191. A monthly fee of $7.00 is added to the water bill for this service.

 

ELECTRIC SERVICE

Dominion Virginia Power provides electric service in the Town of South Hill. 1-888-667-3000    ***  Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative provides service to county residents  434-372-6100.

 

TELEPHONE SERVICE

CenturyLink and Buggs Island Telephone Company provides service to this area. CenturyLink, Residential service 1-888-723-8010; Business Service 1-800-786-6272.   Buggs Island Telephone (434) 636-2274

 

WATER & SEWER SERVICE

The Town of South Hill provides service in the town limits. (434) 447-3191  211 South Mecklenburg Avenue

 

RECYCLING CENTER

Aluminum, Cardboard and Newspaper tan collection boxes are located at Food Lion, 1022 West Atlantic Street (Hwy 47) South Hill, VA.

 

CABLE TV

Comcast provides service in South Hill. 1-800-266-2278.  Lake Gaston Cable TV offers service in some parts of the county. (800) 448-0490

 

POSTAL SERVICE

The South Hill Post Office is located at 216 E. Ferrell Street. The Bracey Post Office is on state Rt. 903. Ebony's Post Office is on state Rd 626. The LaCrosse Post Office is on Main Street.

 

DRIVERS LICENSE & CAR REGISTRATION

Department of Motor Vehicles  206 South Brunswick Avenue             South Hill, Virginia  23970  1-866-368-5463

 

TOWN OR MECKLENBURG COUNTY DECAL

South Hill Chamber of Commerce    201 South Mecklenburg Avenue   South Hill, Va. 23970   (434) 447-4547

Bring Virginia registration card to obtain Town or County decal. Cost $25.00 per year. Decals may be transferred, should you trade vehicles or need to replace a windshield. Anyone transferring a decal should bring at least a portion of the original decal, along with the receipt and the new vehicle registration to the Chamber Office. A transfer decal will cost $2.00. Decals are due March 31st each year. A $25 penalty will be added as of April 1st. If you purchase a  new vehicle anytime during the year, YOU MUST purchase your decal within 30 days to avoid the $25 penalty. A public notice will be placed on local radio stations and in local newspapers during the month of March as a reminder of the due date. No notice is mailed.

 All Town and County Taxes must be paid BEFORE a decal can be purchased.

 

VIRGINIA STATE VEHICLE INSPECTION

Inspections must be done annually. There are numerous inspection stations in the town and county. Most garages, car centers, tire sales and service stations perform this service.

 

NEWSPAPERS

The Mecklenburg Sun (434) 447-4823 - Ms. Lisa Clary South Hill, VA

The News Progress (434) 372-5156 - Keith Corum Chase City, VA

The South Hill Enterprise (434) 447-3178  P.O. Box 60 South Hill, Va.

 

RADIO STATIONS

WSHV 1370 AM Gospel and Old School 434-447-4007 South Hill, VA

WKSK Rewind 101.9 FM Oldies 434-447-4007, Tradio 434-447-7128 South Hill, VA

 WLUS 98.3 FM Country 919-693-7900 Oxford, NC

 WMVE 90.1 FM Public Radio 1-800-476-2357 Richmond, VA

 WWDW 107.7 FM 252-536-3115 Weldon, NC

 

SAFETY

Dial 911  For South Hill Police Department, South Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Southside Rescue Squad

 

TOWN TAXES

Real Estate and personal property tax bills are to be paid by January 5th. A ten percent late penalty is added to all tax bills starting January 6th, plus interest accrued monthly. If there are any questions concerning town taxes, contact the Town Office.  434-447-3191.

 

COUNTY TAXES

Real estate and personal property tax bills are sent out in April and October. The bills are to be paid by June 5th and December 5th. A ten percent plus interest late penalty is added to all tax bills starting December 6th. If there are any questions concerning county taxes contact the County Office. 434-447-7636 ext. 4251 or 434-738-6191 ext. 4244.

 

DOG LICENSE

All dogs over the age of 4 months need to be licensed and receive dog tags once a year.  Dog tags go on sale November 1st and must be purchased by January 31st.  Proof of a current rabies vaccination must be presented.  Dog tags can only be purchased at the Mecklenburg County Treasurerís Office, 311 Washington Street Boydton, VA 434-447-7636 ext. 4251 or 434-738-6191 ext. 4244

 

YMCA

The local branch of the YMCA is located at 116 North Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill  (434) 447-9622

 

FISHING LICENSE

A license may be purchased at Wal-Mart 315 Furr Street, South Hill, Va. (434) 447-3610 or at Graham Hardware 106 South Mecklenburg Ave South HIll, VA (434) 447-3779