Jefferson County West Virginia

Assessor's Office

Dogs

WV Law requires the assessor to collect license fees on all dogs who are or who will be 6 months of age or older by June 30 of the following year. Dog Licenses must be renewed annually.

County Tax = $3.00 per dog
County Tax + Municipality Tax = $6.00 per dog
Dog Tax supports the pound and animal control programs
Unlicensed dogs may be impounded and the owners of impounded dogs may be subject to pound fees and fines.