Planning Commission
Alma Gorse - County Planner
77 Fairfax Street
Room 105
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Phone: (304)867-3133


The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tues. April 25, 2017 has been cancelled


The Morgan County Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for the purposes of receiving public comment on the final draft of the Morgan County Comprehensive Plan Update.

The public hearing will be held Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Morgan County Commission Meeting Chambers, Morgan County Courthouse, from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm The document can be obtained at the following locations:

Morgan County Public Library and the Paw Paw Public Library will have copies available for review.

A hard copy will be available for review at the Morgan County Planning Office or a copy can be purchased at a cost of $10.00.

Morgan County Website, Planning Commission home page,

Comments will be accepted in writing or by email prior to the public hearing. Any questions, please contact Alma at the Planning Office at 304-258-8540, ext. 1303 or





The Morgan County Planning Commission was created in accordance with the West Code Chapter 8A-1-1 in order to promote orderly development and to protect and provide for the public health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Morgan County.

The Planning Commission and staff administers six ordinances along with the issuance of residential building permits and commercial building permits .

For a Residential Building permit, click here

For a Commercial Building permit, click here 

For Building Permit requirements & Prices,
click here

These ordinances are the:
Morgan County Subdivision & Stormwater Management Regulations
Improvement Location Permit and Floodplain Ordinance
Salvage Yard Regulations
Exotic Entertainment Ordinance 
Commercial & Industrial Improvement Location Permit Ordinance

Information About River Conditions
National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

Great Cacapon
Paw Paw


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