Vehicle License Fee

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The City of Charlottesville assesses an annual license fee on every motor vehicle, motorcycle and trailer that is garaged in the city and has an active state registration. License fees are due on June 5 each year and are included on the personal property tax bill.  If you have questions regarding the Vehicle License Fee, please call 434-970-3160.

Amount of License Fees

Passenger Vehicle (4000 lbs. and less)


Passenger Vehicle (4001 lbs. and over)




Trailer (1-1500 lbs.)


Trailer (1501-4000 lbs.)


Trailer (4001 lbs. and over)


Please note that the above prices apply to vehicles that are not for hire or rent. To obtain license fees for vehicles used for hire or rent, please call the Treasurer's Office at 434-970-3146.