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Notice of Public Hearing on the Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment related to Mass Gatherings/Events (ZTA 14-02). Please click here for more information.

Click here to view the Zoning Ordinance text amendment related to Mass Events (ZTA14-02)

"Meet Your Commissioners" event scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014. Please click here to view the press release.

Please be advised that the applications pertaining to the All Good Festival which were scheduled to be reviewed during the August 28, 2014 Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meeting have been postponed until the September 25, 2014 meeting. Click Here to review the postponement notice.

Please click here to view the Steering Committee's recommended DRAFT Envision Jefferson 2035 Comprehensive Plan (submitted to the Planning Commission 06-10-14).

Please click here to view the approved version of the Proposed Amended Ordinance for Jefferson County, WV to raise the E911 fee on residential local exchange service lines, VOIP, PBX, and Centrex from $2.90 to $5.00.

Please click here to view the Jefferson County Emergency Service Fee Ordinance

Please click here to view the Ordinance To Dissolve and Reconstitute the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency


Please click on any of the below listed boards/commissions/committees to learn more about the application process and the qualifications needed for each vacant position.

Jefferson County Commission Notice of Intent to Appoint to the following boards, commissions, and committees on September 18, 2014:


The County Commission meets on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the County Commission meeting room located at the Old Charles Town Library 200 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV (Samuel Street entrance)