Among other duties, the department is responsible for processing building permits, tenant complaints about substandard buildings and overgrown weeds on private property. (434) 970-3182.
City code requires all dogs 4 months and older wear a dog tag, which can be purchased at the treasurer’s office. Beginning in 2018, the City only issues lifetime dog tags for a cost of $10. The tag is valid for the life of the dog as long as a valid rabies vaccination is maintained. (434) 970-3146.
Plastic bags and collection schedules are delivered mid-October to city homes for fall and winter leaf pickup in November, December and January. Bags at curbside each weekend will be picked up that week and loose leaves raked to the curb will be picked up twice per season. Trash, grass clippings, sticks or branches should not be put inside the bags. (434) 970-3830.
The city collects garbage weekly for a fee. The charge for trash stickers is $2.10 for a 32-gallon bag or a can weighing no more than 50 pounds or $1.05 for a 13-gallon bag or a can weighing no more than 25 pounds. Stickers are available at many grocery and convenience stores and at City Hall. City Hall also offers 32-, 50-, 64- and 96-gallon annual decals for $94.50, $147, $189 and $283.50, prorated quarterly. There is no charge for bi-weekly curbside collection of recyclable materials. Glass, metal, some plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, catalogs and aluminum or tin cans can be recycled. Phone books, file stock and mixed paper can be taken to the McIntire Recycling Center at 611 McIntire Road.
Register in person at the registrar’s office on the first floor of the City Hall Annex, by mail or at various government and community offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles on U.S. 250 on Pantops Mountain. Rosanna Bencoach, registrar: (434) 970-3250.
City residents can dispose of waste at the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s Material Utilization Center on Route 637 (Dick Woods Road) south of Interstate 64 in Albemarle County. Fees are charged by the ton: household trash, $66 per ton; vegetative material, $48 per ton; non-Freon appliances, $105 per ton; wooden pallets, $48 per ton; clean fill material, $10 per ton. The service fee for Albemarle County residents is $1 per trip or ticket. Non-county residents and businesses are required to pay a $10 service fee. Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. (434) 295-3306. For city pickup of large household items and limbs, residents must pay $35 for the first pickup, $50 for the second and $100 for subsequent pickups during a 365-day period, counted from the date of first purchase. The fee is non-refundable. Schedule several weeks in advance by calling (434) 970-3830.
7 p.m. first and third Mondays of the month in the council chambers at City Hall. Meetings are broadcast over Comcast Cable Channel 10.
5:30 p.m. second Tuesday of the month in the council chambers at City Hall.
5 p.m. first Thursday of the month in the media center at Charlottesville High School.
4 p.m. third Thursday of the month at City Hall.
5 p.m. third Tuesday of the month in the council chambers at City Hall.
All dogs in Albemarle County must have a dog license after their first rabies shot. A puppy needs to have his or hers first rabies shot at the age of four months. Dog licenses go on sale Nov. 1 of every year. Licenses must be purchased by Jan. 31 of the following year. One-, two- and three-year tags are available. Fees: $10 per year, if not spayed or neutered; $5 per year, if spayed or neutered. Licenses can be purchased at the County Office Building-McIntire, the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA or the Scottsville Town Administrator. Call the SPCA at (434) 973-5959 or animal control at (434) 977-9041 to file a report of a lost dog.
Private haulers, businesses and residents can bring non-hazardous waste to the Ivy Material Utilization Center on Route 637 (Dick Woods Road) south of Interstate 64. Open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There is a $6 minimum fee charged per ticket and a $1 service fee for Albemarle residents. Per-ton tipping fees: municipal solid waste and construction/demolition debris, $66; clean fill material, $10; grindable vegetative material, $48; pallets, $48. Per-item tipping fees: non-Freon appliances, $9; Freon appliances, $17; passenger tires, off-rim, $6; passenger tires, on-rim, $13; truck tires, off-rim, $17; truck tires, on-rim, $33. Mulch is available at $30/ton. (434) 295-3306.
Registrar’s office is at the County Office Building at 1600 Fifth St. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Jake Washburne, registrar, (434) 972-4173
The Albemarle County Service Authority provides public water service. (434) 977-4511.
p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month at the County Office Building at 401 McIntire Road. (434) 296-5843.
6 p.m. Tuesdays at the County Office Building-McIntire. (434) 296-5832.
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the County Office Building-McIntire. (434) 296-5826.
2 p.m. first Tuesday of the month at the County Office Building-McIntire. Call ahead to check schedule or visit albemarle.org. (434) 296-5832
$3 per tag; required by Feb. 1 of each year. Purchase at the treasurer’s office.
Residential garbage can be taken to sites on U.S. 15 in Arvonia; U.S. 15 in Dillwyn; Route 655; Route 600; and Route 56, which is not full-service. Residents must have a sticker from the county to use these facilities. (434) 969-4242.
13360 W. James Anderson Highway in Buckingham. Margaret Thomas, registrar, (434) 969-4304.
Mike Markley, utilities director, (434) 969-5021
6 p.m. second Monday of the month at the Buckingham County Administration Building, 13380 West James Anderson Hwy.
Various times on the second Wednesday of the month in the Window Room at the Career and Technical Education Center on U.S. 60.
7 p.m. fourth Monday of the month at the Buckingham County Administration Building. 13380 West James Anderson Hwy.
Held at the Buckingham County Administration Building when called by the Planning Commission. 13380 West James Anderson Hwy.
Purchase from the treasurer’s office. Tags expire Jan. 31. Fees: Spayed or neutered, $4; all others, $8. Kennel tag rates available for $40 for as many as 20 dogs and $50 for as many as 50 dogs. (434) 591-1945.
11206 W. River Road (Route 6), one mile south of Route 649 near Fork Union. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for residential use. Household trash disposal is $57 per ton with an $8 minimum fee. Special fees apply to appliances and tires. Various materials are accepted for free recycling. (434) 842-3198.
211 Main St., Palmyra. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Joyce Pace, registrar, (434) 589-3593.
Fork Union Sanitary District, Willis Thomas, supervisor, (434) 842-5310. Palmyra Area Wastewater Treatment Plant, Roger Smith, supervisor, (434) 842-5310.
4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month and 7 p.m. third Wednesday at the courts building in Palmyra
6:30 p.m. second Wednesday of the month in the auditorium at the School Board Office.
7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month at the courts building in Palmyra.
7 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, as needed, at the administration building.
Single dog tags are $10, $5 for neutered pets. Purchase at the treasurer’s office. Kennel tags also available: $30 for up to nine dogs; $40 for 10 to 20; $50 for 20 or more. All tags and kennel licenses must be renewed by Jan. 31.
358 Mays Road. Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The recycling center, open the same hours, is next to the landfill. The center accepts plastics types 1 and 2, glass containers, mixed waste paper, white office paper and metal cans. The center also accepts off-rim tires. $3 per car tire, $10 per truck tire off rim and $20 per tractor tire off rim. (434) 985-5215
32 Stanard St. Jennifer Lewis-Fowler is the registrar, (434) 985-5213.
Rapidan Service Authority, (434) 985-7811
7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the meeting room of the County Administration Building, 40 Celt Road, Stanardsville. Executive sessions begin at 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month in the County Administration Building.
6:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month in the County Administration Building.
7:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month in the County Administration Building.
$4 if dog is spayed or neutered; $10 if not. Available at the treasurer’s office. Due Jan. 31. Certificate of rabies vaccination required.
807 Moorefield Road in Mineral. Accepts trash and recycling from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. There also are refuse and recycling collection sites throughout the county. (540) 894-5390.
In the County Office Building at 1 Woolfolk Ave. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cristy E. Watkins, registrar, (540) 967-3427.
Louisa County Water Authority, (540) 967-1122
6 p.m. first and third Mondays of the month in the County Office Building’s public meeting room. Public hearings begin at 7 p.m.
7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month at the Louisa County Public Schools Central Office Administration Building.
7 p.m. second Thursday of the month in the County Office Building’s public meeting room.
7 p.m. third Wednesday of the month in the County Office Building’s public meeting room.
Fee is $10 per dog for a lifetime license. All dogs must have a tag when they are four months old. Tags can be requested by mail and are available at the treasurer’s office, which can be reached at (540) 948-4409.
The waste transfer station and recycling center is at 4592 Shelby Road. The landfill is open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Closed Wednesday, Sunday and holidays. County residents entering the transfer station with household trash must display a hang tag, which is provided for county taxpayers. Single-stream recycling is available at the landfill. Other trash is charged a fee. (540) 948.3938.
302 Thrift Road. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4;30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lauren Y. Eanes, registar, (540) 948.6533.
Rapidan Service Authority is open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and can be contacted at (800) 468.1049 or (434) 985.7811 after hours.
4 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month and 7 p.m. first Wednesday of the month at the county auditorium at 414 N. Main St.
7 p.m. second Monday of the month at the School Board office. (540) 948.3780.
7 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month at the county auditorium.
Meeting are set as applications are submitted.
There are four staffed and two unstaffed recycling and garbage centers located throughout the county, open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, and an unstaffed garbage center open during daylight hours on the same days. Residents can use the centers as often as they wish. Collection days for household hazardous waster are held several times each year at the Region 2000 Landfill. The dates, times, directions and acceptable materials are posted at region2000servicesauthority.org. Participation is free for Nelson residents and landowners who obtain a voucher from the Nelson Solid Waster and Recyling Office, which can be contacted at (434) 263.7098 or email@example.com. Residents who wish to dump anything other than household trash are asked to call (434) 263.7097 for more information.
The office, at 571 Front St. in Lovingston, is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and will open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the two Saturdays before the November election. Jacqueline Britt, registrar, (434) 263.4068.
Nelson County Service Authority. George Miller, executive director, (434) 263.5341.
2 and 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month in the General District Courtroom at the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston.
6 p.m. second Thursday of the month at the Nelson County Middle School library.
7 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month in the board room at the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston.
7 p.m. first Monday of the month, if appeals are scheduled, in the General District Courtroom at the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston. (434) 263.7090
The landfill is on Porter Road across from the Orange County Airport. Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Various materials are accepted for recycling at the landfill and several collection sites throughout the county. (540) 672-9315.
146 Madison Road, Suite 204. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Donna Harpold, registrar, (540) 672-5262.
Available from the county treasurer’s office or county animal shelter. As of September 2017, the county issues life time dog tags only for $10. Kennel tags are sold yearly and expire January 1st of each year. Rabies certificate required.
Rapidan Service Authority, (434) 985-7811 for U.S. 15, Route 20 and Gordonsville sewer customers. (540) 972-2133 for Route 3-area customers.
5 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the Gordon Building, 112 W. Main St., Orange. All public hearings begin at 7 p.m.
Generally meets the first Monday of the month in the School Board office, with times posted online as they are confirmed. Schedule available at ocss-va.org.
6 p.m. first Thursday of the month at the Gordon Building, with meetings on the third Thursday of the month as needed.
Meetings are held as needed.