West Virginia Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

West Virginia Legislature
Room MB-27, Building 1, State Capitol Complex
Phone: 304-347-4836
Fax: 3043474901


West Virginia Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

State Website http://www.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
State Licensing  Construction contractors have to be licensed in West Virginia.
State Building Code The State of West Virginia has adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), the 20015 International Plumbing Code (IPC), the 20015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) and the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC).

West Virginia has designated building codes as statewide codes that local jurisdiction can adopt.  The Statewide Fire Marshal’s office reviews building plans for conformance to state fire code.

State Licensing Division http://wvlabor.com/newwebsite/pages/index.html
State Fire Marshal http://www.firemarshal.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
State Environmental Permit http://www.dep.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx


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