Did You Know?

The county seat of Pocahontas County was moved to Marlinton in 1891 with the construction of the Court House on land donated by Colonel John McGraw.


Municipality FAQ

Marlinton about 1910 

 Photograph of Marlinton circa 1910

1.)    When is garbage pickup in Marlinton? There are no certain times, just certain days.

·         Monday- Business and Stillwell Park

·         Tuesday- Lower End of Town to Greenbrier Hill. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 6th Street

·         Wednesday- Business + 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Avenue

·         Thursday- Thomas Town, Smith Addition,  Hamilton Hill, and Lake Street

·         Friday- Business, Riverside, and Campbelltown

 

2.) How much are water rates for an unoccupied home? How much are regular water rates?

      Water rates for an unoccupied home and regular rate are the same.

      A flat rate water bill 0-4,000 gallons $51.73.

      Sewer flat rate 0-4,000 gallons are $34.37.

3.)  How much is the fire fee for homes and businesses?

  • Residence Owned- $25.00-Annually
  • Residence with business- $25.00 plus $50.00 for Business – Annually
  • Business Owned- $75.00- Annually
  • Additional Businesses in the same building- $50.00 –Annually
  • Utilities- $300.00- Annually
  • Business(employment over 25)- $300.00- Annually
  • Business Building with Apartments- $75.00 plus $50.00 for additional business and $8.00 for each apartment- Annually
  • Banks- $300.00- Annually
  • Schools(for all school buildings)- $400.00 – Annually
  • Church Buildings- Exempt
  • Other Church Property- Same rate as above class property
  • Hotels, Motels, Restaurants- Business Class
  • Apartment Buildings- $25.00 plus $8.00 per apartment- Annually
  • Apartment Buildings with Business- $25.00 plus $50.00 per business plus $8.00 per apartment- Annually
  • Garage Apartments- $17.00 plus $8.00 per apartment
  • Free Standing Dentist Office- $75.00
  • Free Standing Insurance Office- $75
  • Free Standing Doctor Office, Law Office, Barber Shop- $75.00
  • Out of Town Fire Calls(per occurrence, Exempt if fire fee is paid)- $500
  • Vehicle Extractions(per occurrence)- $500.00
  • Entrapments- $500.00
  • Grass, Brush and Forest Fires- $500.00
  • Hazardous Material Insurances- $500.00 for first two hours, $50.00 per unit(vehicle) per hour thereafter. Use of CO2 Detector and personnel $50.00 per hour (1 hour min.)

 

4.)  What are the Curfew Hours in Marlinton?

·         There is a curfew from 11:00 p.m.  to 6:00 a.m  which means no one under 18 shall be allowed to remain in any public place in the town of Marlinton.

·         Events should terminate after 10:30 p.m.; f they do not the sponsor needs to contact the Mayor’s Office of such activity.

 

 

 

 

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