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Off-Grounds Services: Local Utilities

Here are contact numbers and deposit information for the utility companies in the area:


Contact Telephone Deposit Notes
Cable: Comcast 800-266-2278
Charges are $30 - $100 per month, depending on service. Adding extras like movie channels requires a digital box and $10 - $30 more per month depending on the options you choose.
Electricity: Dominion Virginia Power 866-366-4357 $15 service initiation fee
$90 - $180 deposit
Deposit (amount based on credit check) is payable in 3 installments over first three months. Call 24 hours in advance of date service is needed. No connections on weekends or holidays.
Gas: Charlottesville Gas 434-970-3211
(Billing)
$10 deposit
$30 service connection fee
Deposit appears on first bill and is refundable after one year of service, or at termination (amount is credited to the account). If water and gas are activated at the same time, the $30 service connection fee only is only paid once.
Water: Charlottesville City Water Customer Service:
434-970-3211.
After hours and
emergencies:
434-970-3800.
$50 deposit
$30 service connection fee
Deposit appears on first bill and is refundable after one year of service, or at termination (amount is credited to the account).
Albemarle County Water 434-977-4511 $6 initial fee No deposit or additional connection fee. The $6 appears on the first bill.


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