Large Item Pickup

Residential addresses receiving City-operated curbside trash and recycling collection are eligible for this service.

Accepted Items

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. 

Items Not Accepted

Automotive parts, hazardous waste, and contractor spoils are not accepted for large item pickup. For such items, please consult the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s Ivy Materials Utilization Center


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

How to Pay & Schedule a Pickup

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 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.


  1. Submit the Large Item Pickup Form and Payment online.
  2. Call 434-970-3830 to arrange a pickup date.