Enforcement

REPORTING FORM

Do you know an individual or group of individuals participating in illegal dumping? Help us protect the beauty and health of our state by providing an anonymous tip through our easy to use form.

Report Violation Form

To report an open dump site in Fayette County that is outside of municipal limits, call 304-574-4339

PENALTIES & FINES

Illegal dumping affects the quality of life of Fayette County citizens and visitors. Pursuant to West Virginia Code Section 22-15-11(h)(3), which states that no one may “create, contribute to or operate an open dump,” a fine of up to $50,000 and up to three years in prison are the possible criminal punishments. Civil penalties can include fines up to $5,000 per incident.

MUNICIPAL CONTACTS

To directly report open dump sites to a specific municipality, refer to the list below for the relevant contact information. To report an open dump site in Fayette County that is outside of municipal limits, call 304-574-4316.

To report an open dump site:
outside of municipal limits in Fayette County, 304-574-4316
Ansted, 304-658-5901
Fayetteville, 304-574-0101
Gauley Bridge, 304-632-2505
Meadow Bridge, 304-484-7492
Mount Hope, 304-877-2211
Oak Hill, 304-469-9541