FAQS


            Nicholas County Commission Phone Numbers and Frequently Asked Questions

                                                         

                                                                              FREQUENTLY REQUESTED PHONE NUMBERS

Many people call the Nicholas County Commission looking for phone numbers.  For your convenience, we have listed the most frequently requested telephone numbers and contact information for many offices and agencies around the county.

                                     Agency                                                                      Phone Number
Nicholas County Health Dept.                                                                        872-5329
Nicholas County Veterans Memorial Park                                                  872-3552
Nicholas County Park Pool                                                                              872-7900
DNR-law enforcement offices                                                                         872-5214
WV Division of Forestry                                                                                     872-0830
WV DEP ( Oak Hill office)                                                                                   465-1919
DOH Nicholas County Office                                                                            872-0811
DOH Muddlety APD                                                                                            872-0823
Red Cross (Summersville office)                                                                     872-7817
Veterans Affairs                                                                                                  872-0829
Nicholas County Landfill                                                                                  742-3518
Women's Resource Center                                                                               872-7875
Nicholas County Board of Education                                                            872-3611
Nicholas County Magistrate (Richwood)                                                      846-9611
WV Division of Motor Vehicles                                                              1-800 642-9066
City of Richwood                                                                                                 846-2596
City of Summersville                                                                                          872-1211                                                                              



                                                                                                 ZONING REGULATIONS

Nicholas County has no zoning regulations in effect other than that which is enacted and enforced within the city limits of Summersville and Richwood.

We do however want to bring to your attention in April 1994 Nicholas County was reinstated into the National Flood Insurance Program.  Therefore, any person undertaking new construction, substantial improvement, the placement of relocation of any structure (including manufactured homes), will need to apply with our permit officer to decide if location is within a flood plain.  Annette Taylor and Sheena McClung are Nicholas County's Flood Plain Administrators.  They can be reached at 304.872.7892/7893 should you have any questions.

A permit is also required from the Nicholas County Health Department for septic systems.  You can reach their office at 304.872.5329.

Nicholas County has five county ordinances.  To view these ordinances click the following - Salvage Yards (permit required), Hotel/Motel Tax, Exotic Entertainment, E9-11 Addressing, and Fire Department Billing Authority.

If you are in need of any information concerning the above Ordinances, please feel free to contact our office at 304.872.7830.

                                                                               PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Beginning the month of January 2021 the Nicholas County Commission will conduct its regular scheduled meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month beginning at 9:00 a.m..  Anyone desiring an appointment with the Commission should contact our office no later than 4:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to our meeting date.  The Public is welcomed to attend.

NORMAL HOURS FOR THE MAJORITY OF COUNTY OFFICES WITHIN THE COURTHOUSE AND ITS ANNEXES ARE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 8:30 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

THE FOLLOWING COURTHOUSE AND AGENCY NUMBERS FREQUENTLY ASKED FOR ARE BEING GIVEN BELOW AS A HELPFUL GUIDE.

304.872.7877 Animal Shelter
304.872.7800 Assessor
304.872.3611 Board of Education
304.872.7810 Circuit Clerk
304.872.7840 Circuit Court Judge
304-846.2596 City of Richwood
304.872.1211 City of Summersville
304.872.7820 County Clerk (deeds, wills, liens, vital statistics, election, etc.)
304.872.7830 County Commission
304.872.0811 Dept. of Highways - county roads
304.872.0823 Dept. of Highways - US 19

911 - For immediate Emergency Assistance
304.872.7800 Assessor's Office
304.872.7814 Communication Center
304.872.7890 Emergency Services, Flood 304.872.7892/7893 Zone Information & 911 matters
304.872.9618 Family Law Judge
304.872.0830 Forestry
304.872.5329 Health Department
304.742.3518 Landfill
304.872.1454 Landmark Commission
304.872.7829 Magistrate Clerk
304.846.9611 Magistrate Richwood
304.872.7850 Magistrate Summersville
304.872.7860 Probation
304.872.7870 Prosecuting Attorney
304.872.2378 Public Defender
304.872.7817 Red Cross
304.872.7880 Sheriff Law ( Main Number)

304.872.7846 Sheriff Tax (Main Number)
304.872.7844 Sheriff Tax
304.872.7841 Sheriff Tax
304.872.7898 WVU Extension Service

                           A LISTING OF HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR 2021 ARE AS FOLLOWS: 

NEW YEAR'S DAY 2021                FRIDAY                     JANUARY 1
MARTIN L. KING, JR DAY            MONDAY                 JANUARY 18
PRESIDENTS'  DAY                       MONDAY                 FEBRUARY 15

MEMORIAL DAY                           MONDAY                 MAY 31
WEST VIRGINIA DAY                    MONDAY                 JUNE 21
INDEPENDENCE DAY                  MONDAY                  JULY 5
LABOR DAY                                   MONDAY                  SEPTEMBER 6
COLUMBUS DAY                          MONDAY                  OCTOBER 11

VETERANS DAY                            THURSDAY               NOVEMBER 11
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY        THURSDAY                NOVEMBER 25
                                                        FRIDAY                       NOVEMBER 26

CHRISTMAS EVE DAY                 FRIDAY                       DECEMBER 24

                                                        (CHRISTMAS DAY ON SATURDAY)
NEW YEARS EVE DAY                 FRIDAY                      DECEMBER 31

                                                        (NEW YEAR'S DAY ON SATURDAY)