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The Public Works Department, under the guidance of Judith M. Mueller is responsible for many direct citizen services including -

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) bus service to the greater Charlottesville area                   

School Pupil Transportation for all Charlottesville City Schools

Environmental Sustainability through compliance, public education, pollution prevention and stewardship opportunities

Facilities maintenance, repair and operations for City Government and School buildings

Facilities development, planning, design and construction of projects for City Public and School buildings

Streets and sidewalk maintenance, storm and snow clean up, refuse and garbage collection, curbside recycling, signs and signals maintenance and stormwater infrastructure

City's utility services: natural gas distribution; water distribution; waste water collection; utility line locating through Miss Utility; and meter reading

Our Mission: To responsibly manage public infrastructure, transportation and natural resources for our community.

Our Vision: We envision a structurally sound and sustainable community where the mobility and infrastructure needs of all are met.

What's happening?

For more information about current construction projects happening in the city, check out the JANUARY CONSTRUCTION REPORT or if you have specific areas of interest, choose from the content areas below:

LEAF SEASON IS HERE - It's that time of year again. For more information on the City's leaf collection program, check out our LEAF COLLECTION PAGE


Mailing Address:
305 4th Street NW
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Administration: (434) 970-3301
Environmental Administration : (434) 970-3631
Facilities Development : (434) 970-3302
Facilities Maintenance : (434) 970-3666 
Charlottesville Area Transit  (434) 970-3840
Public Service : (434) 970-3830
Public Utilities : (434) 970-3800 or
(434) 970-3211 for Billing Questions

Your feedback is extremely important to us. If you have a moment, please take the time to let us know how we are doing by filling out our customer service survey . Thank you!

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