City of Martins Ferry

News & Updates

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…

Water meter change out.

Posted on: June 24, 2020

If you currently have Martins Ferry water and have an estimated water bill in city limits or not you should have received a card in the mail like the one above. If you did not receive a card and have an estimate read can you please call 1-866-584-3846 and schedule to have you meter changed it may have got lost in the mail. If you have any questions please the Utility Office at (740) 633-6151.

Sanitation Bulletin

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020, the city will be enforcing City ordinance 935 which states you are to have no more than three (3) trash cans with lids per residence and the trash cans must be no more than 33 gallons. Each can should only have trash bags inside we are unable to pick up loose trash in cans. If you have anything extra please call the Utility Office and schedule the pick-up (740) 633-6151. Garbage bags not in cans will result in a charge of $3.00 per bag. Violation of the City Ordinance will result in fines.  If you are unable to purchase a trash can The City will do so for you for the cost of $25.00 per can to be paid at the rate of $5.00 a month. You only need to purchase cans if you do not already have cans that meet the requirements.


Posted on: June 1, 2020

Washington Heights which includes Ohio Street, Washington Blvd, Lee Street and Vernon Road the water will be shut off starting at 8 am on Tuesday June 2nd for repairs. Until repairs are complete. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you and your family…

Street Sweeper Runs Again…

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Starting June 1, 2020 the street sweeper will be running again. Please move you cars during the appropriate times. Please be courteous and move your vehicle back within a half hour of the end time when the cars are usually only parked on one side of the street. For streets that only have one sided parking you can be ticketed if moved an hour early then the start time and not moved back within that half hour of the end time.