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Wetzel County Commission
200 Main Street
New Martinsville, WV 26155

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     Wetzel County Courthouse will be re-opening on the 18th day of May, 2020 subject to the following:

    Number of people entering will be limited.

    Masks and temperature screening required.

    Social distancing regulations to be observed along with all directives from the Supreme Court.

    Courthouse Hours effective May 18, 2020

    Monday                    9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

    Tuesday                    9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

    Wednesday             9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

    Thursday                  9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

    Friday                        9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.                   

    The Tax Office falls under the title of Treasurer of the County which is the responsibility of the Sheriff. The following are some of the duties and responsibilities of the Tax Office:
  • Mail county tax statements
  • Collect all county personal property, supplemental, and real estate taxes
  • Distribute taxes to all levying bodies
  • Prepare and publish delinquent tax list
  • Enforce and collect payment of delinquent taxes
  • Notify owners and lienholders of delinquent taxes
  • Conducts Tax Lien Sale for delinquent real estate
  • Distribute monies collected for redemptions from Tax Lien Sale
  • Process the license renewals for Class A and Class G Motor Vehicles
  • Collect and issue Concealed Weapon Permits
  • Balance all county accounts
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for all county accounts
  • Serve as Conservator for incompetent individuals

  • The following are links to additional information:
  • Tax Inquiry
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Change of Address Form Change of Address Form (47 KB)

  • General Property Tax Information General Property Tax Information (15 KB)

  • General Real Estate Tax Information General Real Estate Tax Information (15 KB)

  • Tax Lien Sale Information Tax Lien Sale Information (14 KB)

  • Redemption Information Redemption Information (13 KB)

  • Vehicle License Renewals Vehicle License Renewals (14 KB)

  • Concealed Weapon Permit Information Concealed Weapon Permit Information (15 KB)

  • Concealed Weapon Permit Applications

  • Contact Information:

    Sheriff and Treasurer of Wetzel County
    Mike Koontz, Sheriff and Treasurer
    PO Drawer D
    New Martinsville, WV 26155

    Phone: (304) 455-8218
    Fax: (304) 455-2975
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