City Hall Information
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
605 East Main Street (Google Map)
City Hall is located in Downtown Charlottesville at the east end of the pedestrian mall across from the Transit Center and Charlottesville Pavilion (shown below).
From 29 North take 250 East to McIntire Road (right) and take a left at the second light (Preston Avenue/East Market Street).
From 29 South continue on the highway until it turns into Route 250 East. Take a right onto McIntire Road followed by a left at the second light (Preston Avenue/East Market Street).
From 64 West and East get off at the Monticello Avenue and Route 20 Exit. Go North on Monticello Avenue into the city. Take a right at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and Avon Street. Once over the Belmont Bridge you will see the Amphitheater on the left. Take a left at the intersection of Avon Street and East Market Street.
City Hall is located at 605 East Main Street (Mall Entrance). There is 15 minute and 30 minute parking available in the lots next to City Hall and on East Market Street. Additional hourly parking can be found in the two city owned garages on East Market and Water Streets. City buses arrive at least every 10 minutes at the Downtown Transit Station across from City Hall. CLICK HERE for a schedule and current bus locations.
Most City departments are located in the main building of City Hall including the City Manager's Office, Human Resources, the City Assessor, Commonwealth's Attorney, the Housing Authority, the City Attorney, the Treasurer's Office, the Commissioner of Revenue, Police, Finance, and Neighborhood Development Services. Some departments are located next door at the City Annex building (120 7th St. N.) such as the City Registrar, Social Services, and Information Technology. Public Works and Transit are located on 4th Street off of Preston Avenue. Parks and Recreation is now located at 501 E. Main St. underneath the Market St. parking garage.
City Hall History
The statues of U.S. Presidents James Madison, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe on Charlottesville City Hall (photo above) were sculpted by Louis Armento.