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Large Item Collection

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The City of Charlottesville offers disposal service of large furniture, appliances, tree limbs and other large or bulky items that cannot fit in a trash container. Residential addresses receiving City operated curbside trash and recycling collection are eligible for this service.

Unlimited large item pickup is available to residential customers receiving trash pickup.  The fees for service are based on a rolling calendar (365 days measured backward from the date of purchase).

The fee scale for the service within the rolling year is as follows:
First collection: $35
Second collection: $50
All subsequent collections: $100

To arrange for large item disposal in person:

1. Pay the fee at the Treasurer's Office.
2. Then, call (434) 970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.

To arrange for large item disposal by mail:

1. Mail your completed application (Application for Large Item Pickup) and applicable fee to the Treasurer's Office at the address on the form.
2. Then, call (434) 970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.

To arrange for large item disposal online:

1. Apply for and pay for service online: Sign up and pay online for Large Item Pickup.

2. Then, call (434) 970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.

Please note that automotive parts, hazardous waste and contractor spoils MAY NOT be disposed of through large item disposal pickups. For information on disposing of such items, please contact the Ivy Landfill at (434) 295-3306 or visit the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority's webpage.

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