Charlottesville Gas

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 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)

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*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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Want to get $200 cash back when you switch from an electric, propane, or natural gas tank water heater to an energy saving tankless natural gas water heater?  Click Here to learn about the rebate that saves you money!

Interested in having a gas line installed to your house? View our Gas Service Guide for all the information you need to know.

 Click Here to learn about gas meter guard regulations

 Why choose natural gas appliances? Click Here to find out.

Do you smell gas? Click Here to learn about gas safety and how to recognize a gas leak.

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High energy bills? Is your home especially cold during the winter months? Contact LEAP to improve your home's energy efficiency today! For $45, you will receive an evaluation of your home’s energy efficiency, advice from one of LEAP’s Energy Coaches, installation of energy efficient products, and a checklist of additional energy saving measures. Valued at up to $250 in savings, products, and professional advice, LEAP's energy efficiency programs are a must for your home and your wallet. 


Click here to learn more about LEAP's energy efficiency programs.

For an interactive map of all Capital Improvement Projects within the City, including gas main installations, visit the online City-Wide CIP Viewer.



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.

To request a new gas service line installation, please contact the Gas Marketing Office: call (434) 970-3812 or send an email to

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