Downtown Martinsburg

Please bear with us!

Due to significant and ongoing techincial issues, we realize our website is out of date. We are in the process of migrating information over to a new server and hope to be up and running soon. The City of Martinsburg realizes this is an inconvenience, and ask that you submit requests for information to the City Recorder at Thank you for your patience while we undertake this significant task.



Notice of Increased Parking Meter Fines

Please note that, as of January 1, 2017, fines for failure to pay a parking meter will be increased as follows:


If not paid within 7 days--$25.00

If not paid within 30 days--$50.00

After 60 days of non-payment, violators are subject the issuance of a warrant.

Please note! While the penalty for violation has increased, the meter rates and cost of parking permits have not increased. The City of Martinsburg appreciates your business and citizenship.




New Website

The City of Martinsburg is pleased to announce a new, modern website is in the works. Please bear with us a little longer while we work on this crucial economic development tool to help businesses, visitors and residents navigate our beautiful City.




Effective August 11, 2016, the City of Martinsburg approved Ordinance 2016-22, which amended Section 545.10 “Fireworks: Definition, Sale, Possession and Discharge”.  The Ordinance updates the type of fireworks that may be sold by vendors, per WV State Code.  However, please note the discharge of fireworks within the municipal city limits remains prohibited during any time of the year.


Complaints regarding the discharge of fireworks within the City of Martinsburg city limits should be reported to the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100.  Violators cited for discharging fireworks within the City shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than thirty (30) days or both.


The City of Martinsburg appreciates your cooperation in this matter.