Residents

View a helpful information to our residents about moving here, attending a council meeting, view city events and meetings, schools, schedule for trash and recycling pick up, sign up for notifications, house watch list, neighborhood construction, and who to ask questions to.

Contact Us


If you have a question about City Services, view our Service Request and FAQs page. Here you'll find information about animal control, building and housing, City government, City Parks, Neighborhood Enforcement, and more, and be able to submit a form directly to the City Department that deals with your inquiry. You can also use the ~ to submit a general question, comment, or concern.

I Just Moved to Morgantown!


We're so pleased you picked our City for your new home. There is a group of people in Morgantown who call themselves the Morgantown Newcomers Club. They offer services to help you get acquainted with your new city and meet your neighbors.

Veterans Relocation Services


In my area helps veterans save time and money when setting up home services. The website allows veterans to compare service providers and gain access to localized information pertaining to the community.  

I would like to...


...find more information about attending City Council meetings.


Are you planning on attending your first City Council meeting soon? First, start off by skimming our City Council section.

Next, visit our Agenda Center to find the meeting agendas and minutes from past meetings.

You can sign up for the Morgantown Council Connection newsletter to learn about what happened at the most recent City Council meeting.

...Get Familiar With Events & Meetings


Our Morgantown Calendar includes Public Municipal Meetings, Special and Permitted Events, Neighborhood Events, and Inclusive Community events. It's even easy to tell which ones will be live on Morgantown Channel 15 and Granicus, Morgantown's Live Streaming Video Archive!

...Learn More About the Schools in Morgantown


The Monongalia County School System encompasses public schools in Morgantown.
Additional information about home schooling, private schools, daycares, and after-school programs can be found at MorgantownKids.com.

...Know How to Schedule or Change My Trash & Recycling Pick Up


Republic (formerly Allied Waste) provides our City solid waste and recycling services. For contact information, Trash Laws, and citywide pick-up schedules, visit our Trash and Recycling page.

Starting in late 2012, the Clean Community Concept approach to recycling is set to go into effect, upping the range of items accepted, as well as offering weekly pick up and larger recycling toters.

You can also download the Trash and Recycling Toter/Litter Prevention Enforcement Resident Assistance Memo (PDF).

...Sign up to Submit a Request to the City and Receive Text Messages/Emails About City News


Sign up for an account on our website to submit a request to the City regarding a variety of issues via our Citizen Request Tracker. By creating an account you can also get notified by text or email about City news releases, alerts, city job opportunities and more via our notify me service. You can choose what information you wish to receive.

...Get Text Messages or Emails When There Are Road Closures in My Neighborhood


The Morgantown Utility Board (MUB) posts a weekly work list at MUB Updates. Most days, MUB sends out notices about what roads are closed, and for how long.

...Know Before You Go - WV 511


The Know Before You Go site on West Virginia 511 provides you with updates on winter weather, construction happening, and delays you may run into while traveling on the interstates.

...Add Your House to the House Watch List if You Are Leaving for Vacation


Have someone randomly check your residence while you are gone or contact your local law enforcement agency to have your residence added to a vacation home check. Residents of the City of Morgantown can have a residence added to the vacation home watch by calling 304-284-7522 or you can make an electronic request. Simply follow the link below to our Citizen Request Tracker and click on the Vacant Property Security Checks/House Watch link and fill out the form.

...Find Out What New Construction or Zoning Changes Are Happening in My Neighborhood


Each month, the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Department publish a list of building and zoning applications, which we call Neighborhood Notices.

Additional Questions


If your question is not covered here under City Government, it may be a county issue. Please visit the Monongalia County Commission's Frequently Asked Questions website for more information.