The Gas Distribution operation of the Public Utilities Division is a natural gas utility owned and operated by the City of Charlottesville. We have provided residents of Charlottesville and urban areas of Albemarle County with safe, efficient, reliable and economical service for over 150 years. Charlottesville Gas currently has close to 19,000 customers in the area.
We offer 150 feet of gas service line installed from the street to the gas meter free of charge.* When used for major gas appliances or heating, any additional footage is charged at $12.00/ft (non-paved) and $30.00/ft (paved)
*Gas service lines are installed free of charge up to 150' of line with at least one qualifying appliance connection (gas range, gas water heater, gas furnace, gas dryer). Installations to supply any non-qualifying appliance will be charged at the City's current cost, including changes or modifications to the gas meter set.
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ACCOUNT QUESTIONS OR REQUESTS?
To open a new account, change the name on an account, request your meter be turned on or off, or for any gas account questions, please contact Utility Billing: (434) 970-3211.