Beginning Friday March 20, 2020 thru April 3, 2020, the Brooke County Courthouse will remain open regular hours, 9:00am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The Courthouse will be CLOSED on Saturdays until further notice. The PUBLIC will ONLY have access regarding ESSENTIAL BUSINESS through APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call the appropriate department before visiting to determine if your business requires a face-to-face appointment. If business can be conducted by mail, phone, or on-line, please use those options. If you show up to the courthouse without an appointment, you may be turned away.

To help maintain social distancing each clerical office will run on a reduced staff. There will be drop boxes located in the main entrance of the Courthouse for each office, and we are encouraging the public to utilize these boxes for anything that they would like to drop off to any of these said offices. All drop boxes will be checked and emptied regularly.


Contact Information:


Sheriff Department              304-737-3660 Option 1

Tax Department                    304-737-3663

Assessor                                  304-737-3667

County Clerk                           304-737-3661

Circuit Court                           304-737-3662

Health Department               304-737-3665

Voter Registration                  304-737-3668

Magistrate Court                    304-737-1321

Prosecuting Attorney             304-527-4220

Probation Office                     304-737-3669

Ambulance Service                 304-737-7094

Animal Shelter                         304-394-0800         *Tuesday-Friday appointments only*


If you are showing the following symptoms – FEVER, COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH – PLEASE stay away from the Courthouse. We want everyone to stay healthy!


Additional Courthouse Information

Vehicle Registration renewals will not be accepted at the Tax Office at this time. Registration renewals can be completed by going to .

 Taxes may be paid by going to the following website:

You are encouraged to obtain all crash reports by going to If you are unable to obtain your report by going on online, you may contact Vicki Thompson at 304-737-3660 Option 3 and she will set you up with an appointment.

Concealed Carry Permit renewals and applications must be done by appointment by calling Aaron Jones at 304-737-3660 Ext. 308

We would like to thank everyone for their patience as we go through this pandemic.