Downtown Martinsburg
Animal Control


The City of Martinsburg contracts with the Berkeley County Commission, annually, to provide animal control services for the City. City of Martinsburg residents are not permitted to maintain or harbor more than two adult dogs. The keeping or harboring of any dog within the City of Martinsburg that frequently and habitually barks, howls, yelps or creates unreasonably loud and disturbing noises of such character, intensity and duration as to disturb the peace, quiet and good order of the neighborhood or such resident or business neighbors as may be in close proximity to the dog is prohibited.

All dogs are required to be secured by a leash or lead when outside the property limits of its owner.
 
Animal control complaints should be directed to Berkeley County Animal Control at (304) 263-4729.
 
For further information you may contact the City of Martinsburg City Recorder at (304) 264-2131 extension 273.