City of Martins Ferry

City Building is Now Locked

Posted on: November 16, 2020

As of 11/16/2020, the City Building will be locked until further notice. This is an attempt to keep all of our city workers, along with the citizens of Martins Ferry healthy during this new COVID-19 surge in the area. Payments can be placed in the drop box on the corner of 5th Street and Walnut, as they have been in the past. They can also still be made through our third party website and through the mail. Contractors Licenses’ or Building Permits can be obtained by calling 740-633-6151 and someone can meet you outside. Thank you for your understanding and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

New Utility Office Hours

Posted on: November 9, 2020

Our Utility Office will have new hours starting 11/9/2020. We will be open Monday to Friday 7:30A to 3:00P. This is so we have time to do the end of the day paperwork. Thank you for understanding!

Utility Office Closed

Posted on: November 9, 2020

The Utility Office will be closed at 11a on Friday November 13th. You can still pay your bill by mail, online or use one of our 2 drop boxes. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Trick-or-Treating 2020

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Trick or treat will be held Saturday October 31st from 5:30pm to 7pm. We ask that you hand out the candy curb/porch side for the safety of the children. We are also asking that the person handing out candy due to the pandemic wear gloves and a mask. We are doing this so our children can still have fun during this difficult time and dress up as their favorite goblin, ghost, superhero or princess. The city would the to remind all residents to be safe during trick or treating and have fun!


Posted on: September 21, 2020

Martins Ferry is holding Fall Clean up October 17th from 8am to noon in the lot next to the old city garage on 1st Street (by Wilson Blacktop) . You must provide proof of residency to be able to participate in the clean up. You must be able to unload your own load due to the current pandemic city employees are unable to help you. The City is unable to take tires, paint, monitors, TV’s, concrete, yard waste, building materials or hazardous materials. This will be on a first come basis. If you bring a mattress, box spring or couch we will have to charge as normal trash rates at $10.00 for each mattress or box spring and $20.00 for the couch. We will have three 30 yard boxes and two trash trucks to fill, once they are full we are done due to the landfill being closed.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

There will be no parking on Friday September, 11th 2020 on Zane Hwy from 5th Street to Aetna Street, they will be painting yellow lines on the road. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Closed for Labor Day…

Posted on: September 3, 2020

City offices will be closed Monday September 7, 2020 for Labor Day. Sanitation pick up for Monday will be picked up on Tuesday September 8th along with the normal Tuesday route. The only day sanitation will be affected is on Monday everyone else please have your sanitation out on the normal pickup day. Thank you for your cooperation and Have a Safe and Happy Holiday…