Chief Tax Deputy
PO Box 687
100 South Main Street
Franklin WV 26807
Telephone: (304) 358-2214
Fax: (304) 358-3293
The Department of Law Enforcement's primary goal is to enforce the laws governed by the state of West Virginia and provide Pendleton County with the highest Quality law enforcement services possible.
Other responsibilities include:
•Provide patrol and investigative services throughout Pendleton County
•Serve all legal papers issued by the courts to be served in the county
•Act as bailiff in court hearings
•Transportation of prisoners, mental patients, and extraditions
•Issue concealed Pistol/Revolver licenses to citizens who apply for the permit
Sheriff's Department Hours of Operation:
8:30 AM-4:30 PM
The Sheriff's Tax Office is responsible for collecting all county taxes. The tax statements are mailed from the Sheriff's Office on or near July 15th of each year. Taxes are due by September 1 to receive a discount on the first half taxes and by March 1 to receive a discount on the second half taxes. All unpaid taxes become delinquent on May 1 each year.
All real estate taxes that are not paid by mid-November are sold at the Sheriff's lien sale. The taxpayers have 18 months to redeem the property and pay all taxes owed plus interest, penalties, publication fees, and possibly attorney fees.
Other duties include:
•Collect home confinement fees
•Collect fees on legal papers to be served in court cases
•Administer the financial matters of adults who are unable to do so for themselves, as appointed by the County Commission
Sheriff Donald Hedrick
Deputy Chad Bowers
Deputy Trey Linaberg