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Update on paid public parking and restrooms in Harpers Ferry

How to pay Harpers Ferry police citations during the COVID-19 outbreak - 16 Mar 2020

The Harpers Ferry Police Department is taking social distancing precautions to protect you and our employees by limiting in-person transactions. Police Department offices remain open and operational; however, in-person contact will be by appointment only. During this time, all customers are encouraged to pay citations by credit card over the telephone, or by check or money order using the physical drop box at the Police Department. Click here for further information.

Residential Parking Permits

Residential Parking Permits decals are available at the Harpers Ferry Police Department. The permit fee is $5.00 per decal. Permits expire at the end of the calendar year and are not prorated. Applicants must complete the Application for Residential Parking Permit. Present the completed form, along with a current driver’s license, vehicle registration, and permit fee, to the Police Department Clerk, Susan Waters, who will process the application. If the address on the driver's license is NOT Harpers Ferry, the applicant must provide other proof of residential status (water bill, electric bill, etc.). Applications must be complete for processing. A Guest Pass may also be obtained; see the Police Department Clerk for that form. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed for lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

HARPERS FERRY POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Harpers Ferry Police Department protects and serves the citizens of Harpers Ferry. Mutual cooperative agreements with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the National Park Service allow the Police Department to assist outside the boundaries of the Town when necessary, and vice versa.

Parking enforcement within Harpers Ferry also falls under the responsibilities and authority of the Police Department, in conjunction with the Parking Committee. Residential street parking is by permit only. The application for parking permits, as well as the official parking policy, can be found in the column at right.

Police Department Staff

John D. Brown, Chief of Police
Sergeant Michael Armentrout
Officer Adam Letts
Officer Christopher J. Hill
Officer Daniel Ruffner
Officer Derek Walker
Susan Waters, Administrative Assistant

Parking Committee

Barbara Humes
Hardwick S. Johnson, Jr.
Charlotte Thompson

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Corporation of
HARPERS FERRY

1000 Washington St
PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Telephone: 304-535-2206

TOWN HALL
BUSINESS HOURS

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

FOIA Requests

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OFFICIAL PARKING INFORMATION

Application for Residential Parking Permit

HF Parking Policy and Permit Process

Ordinance Article 320.14 Residential permit holders' parking

Parking policy slide presentation

POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: 304-535-6366
Fax: 304-535-3046

Mailing address:
PO Box 551
Harpers Ferry WV  25425

POLICE DEPARTMENT
BUSINESS HOURS

Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION

The Harpers Ferry Police Department is located at 1000 Washington Street, below Town Hall.