Large Item Pickup

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.

Free Storm Debris Pick-up Service For City Residents Beginning January 24th

This will be a single effort to assist with the extensive damage caused by the winter storm on January 3rd.


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

Arrange a Pickup


  1. Apply for and pay for service online.
  2. Call 434-970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.

In Person

  1. Pay the fee at the Treasurer’s Office.
  2. Call 434-970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.

By Mail

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

Items Not Accepted

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 call the Ivy Landfill at 434-295-3306 or visit the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s website.