A notice from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department

TAYLOR COUNTY—In response to the COVID-19 virus, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing the following safeguards as of March 23, 2020.

The access door to the Sheriff’s Office lobby will be closed to non-essential personnel. Except in emergency situations.

Fingerprinting will be temporarily suspended for the general public.

NEW Concealed Carry applications will not be accepted until further notice because of personal contact with personnel.

RENEWAL of Concealed Carry permits will be done by mail only. This will require persons to send a money order for payment of any fees associated with the renewal. Any questions concerning this process, call the Sheriff’s Office at 304-265-3428.

Copies of reports such as accident and incident reports can be obtained by calling the Sheriff’s Office Monday - Friday between 8:30am - 4:30pm to request your report.

The report will need to be paid for by mail BEFORE the report(s) are sent.

Accident reports are also available, upon request, and will be scanned and emailed and sent via [email protected]

All calls for law enforcement will still be handled, however the following procedure will apply.

All calls concerning crimes IN PROGRESS will be answered as they currently are. Contact 911 and the call will be dispatched to a deputy for response.

All calls dealing with crimes that have already occurred, and are not currently in progress, call the Sheriff’s Office at 304-265-3428, or the non-emergency 911 phone line 304-626-4900.

The following procedures will be instituted as well for the Taylor County Sheriff’s TAX OFFICE until further notice. The TAX OFFICE WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The tax office will be available to taxpayers by phone and mail.

Tax Payments: Online: wvpropertytaxes.com

Mail: Taylor County Tax Office

P.O. Box 189

Grafton, WV 26354

Credit Card Fees Apply:

VISA Debit Flat 2.5% fee or $2.00

ALL credit cards 2.5% fee ($2.00 minimum)

Electronic Check Flat $2.50


Call Home Confinement for amount you owe; Phone: 304-265-3428

Mail Money Order or Cashier’s Check to;

P.O. Box 189

Grafton, WV 26354


Phone: 304-265-5766


Mail: WV DMV Phone: 1-800-642-9066

Vehicle Services

PO BOX 17710

Charleston, WV 25317

KIOSK: Suncrest Towne Centre (KROGER) & Star City Sheetz (Across from CVS)


Authorized by Sheriff Terry A. Austin